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BEATLES Arrived in the US this Day in 1964
The Beatles, with much fanfare, arrived at JFK Airport this day in 1964, in preparation for their first foray to The Ed Sullivan Show. That was 55 years ago today, but seems like yesterday. Enjoy the historic footage of their arrival by clicking on the picture...
The 60th Anniversary of THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED
February 3rd is the 60th Anniversary of THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED - and it still matters. It's the day we lost three up-and-coming Rock & Roll stars - BUDDY HOLLY, RITCHIE VALENS and THE BIG BOPPER (J.P. Richardson). Dion was also on that tour and had the opportunity to use the plane to ha…
THE WONDER YEARS Premiered this Day in 1988 on ABC
We got to see the past through the eyes of Kevin Arnold, played by Fred Savage on The Wonder Years beginning this day in 1988.on ABC. Enjoy the theme song by Joe Cocker by clicking on the photo. What isn't well known about the series is that is bore a remarkable resemblance to a 1953 series titled W…
Comic Actress KAYE BALLARD Dies at 93
Very loud and very fun - comic actress KAYE BALLARD has died at the age of 93. TV audiences will likely best remember her from The Doris Day Show, What a Dummy, and especially The Mothers-In-Law on which she co-starred with Eve Arden. After her career began to wind down, she settled in Palm Springs,…
Berry Gordy's Motown Empire Is 60 Today
Berry Gordy borrowed $800 from family this day in 1959 to begin what later became a musical empire. Called "The Music of Young America," MOTOWN was the little engine that could, churning out hits by Mary Wells, Barrett Strong, the Miracles, Marv Johnson, Marvin Gaye, The Marvelettes, Marth…
ALL IN THE FAMILY Premiered on CBS this Day in 1971
All in the Family debuted on CBS this day in 1971, and TV has never been the same. CBS canceled The Governor and J. J. to bring on this new satirical sitcom. Suddenly, the topics that had been taboo on TV previously were out in the open. Historic indeed...
ROD STEWART Is 74 Today
Do you think he's STILL sexy? ROD STEWART is 74 today. After success with the Faces, he opted to go solo - definitely a good career move. He's never forgotten his roots, and has re-recorded many earlier Motown classics, including the Isley Brothers' "This Old Heart of Mine...
JIM CROCE Born this Day in 1943
JIM CROCE was born January 10, 1943. He would've been 76 today, but his life was tragically cut short at the height of his chart success. He racked up a long list of hits in his short life span, such as "Bad Bad Leroy Brown," "You Don't Mess around with Jim," the poignant "T…
Soul Great ARTHUR CONLEY Born this Day 1946
He began with a doo wop and soul group called the Corvetts in his native Georgia, but found great success as a solo performer. His name was ARTHUR CONLEY, and he was born this day in 1946. We lost him in 2003, but his songs still receive a goodly amount of airplay...
DARYL DRAGON, the Captain Dies at 76
The Captain in "The Captain & Tennille," Daryl Dragon has died at 76. He was also briefly a member of the Beach Boys. Even though he and Tennille had split up, she was reported to be by his side when he passed on. Maybe love REALLY DID keep them together. Cl...
DR. HOOK Dies at 81
His real name was Ray Sawyer, and he began his recording career in 1959 under that name with a rockin' tune titled "Rockin' Satellite" for the small Sandy Record label of Mobile, Alabama. Because he lost an eye in 1969 in a car accident, had to wear an eye patch and was n…
Hall of Famer BO DIDDLEY Born this Day 1928
He had other hits, but his self-titled BO DIDDLEY became his signature tune. He was BO DIDDLEY and he was born this day in 1928. He remained a popular concert attraction for decades after his chart success in the 1950s. The "Bo Diddley Beat" displayed in this song also influenced countless…
MARY TYLER MOORE Was Born this Day in 1936
She turned the world on with her smile in TWO critically-acclaimed sitcoms - The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Mary was born this day in 1936 and went on to win numerous Emmy Awards for her TV work. She would've been 82 today...
RINGO Got 1st Drum Set Christmas of 1959
Among the most famous drummers of all time, RINGO STARR got his very first drum set as a gift on Christmas of 1959. The rest, as they say, is history. See a compilation of his stick skills by clicking below.