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On This Day 11-4-22

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KDAZ-DB Movie Critic 11-4-22

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Music Calendar

In 1938 Bing Crosby recorded "You're a Sweet Little Headache" from the film "Paris Honeymoon." In 1943 "Paper Doll" by the Mills Brothers was #1 on the charts. In 1957 "Silhouettes" by the Diamonds entered the U.S. top 40 charts. In 1961 Bob Dylan gave his first significant concert performance at Carnegie Hall and took home twenty dollars. In 1963 The Beatles played a Royal Command performance, inspiring John Lennon to quip, "Those of you in the cheap seats can applaud. The rest of you can rattle your jewelry." In 1964 Gerry & the Pacemakers Gene Pitney and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles appeared on T.V.'s "Shindig." In 1967 The Doors' "Strange Days" L.P. entered the U.S. albums chart. In 1968 Cream gave their first American concert in Providence, RI. In 1967 "I Second That Emotion" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles entered the U.S. top 40 charts. In 1972 "Living In Th

Today In History

In 1842 Abraham Lincoln married Marry Todd in Springfield, Illinois. In 1862 Dr. Gatling patented the machine gun. In 1880, James and John Ritty of Dayton, Ohio, patented the first cash register. In 1884 Democrat Grover Cleveland was elected to his first term as President, defeating Republican James G. Blaine. In 1904 Harvard stadium was the first facility built for football. In 1922 Howard Carter discovered the entrance of King Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt. In 1924 Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected the nation's first female governor so that she could serve the remaining term of her late husband, William B. Ross. In 1939 The Packard, the first air-conditioned automobile, was exhibited in Chicago, Illinois. In 1939 The U.S. modified its neutrality stance in World War II, allowing "cash and carry" purchases of arms by belligerents, a policy that favored Britain and France. In 1942 During World War II, Axis forces retreated from El Alamein in North Africa i

Born On This Day

In 1841 Industrialist, Benjamin F. Goodrich (B.F. Goodrich Rubber Co) In 1862 English novelist, Eden Phillpotts In 1874 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Bobby Wallace In 1876 Sculptor, James Fraser (designed the buffalo nickel) In 1879 American writer/actor/humorist, Will Rogers In 1884 Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Robert Douglas (the first black inducted) In 1902 Actor, Frank Jenks (Joe Palooka & Blondie movies) [d: 5-13-62] In 1913 Actor, Gig Young (Kid Galahad, The Rogues) [d: 10-19-78] In 1916 Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite (CBS News, 1962-81) [d: 7-17-09] In 1916 Inventor, Ruth Handler (Barbie Doll) [d: 4-27-02] In 1917 Actress, Virginia Field (Veils of Bagdad) [d: 1-2-92] In 1918 Actor, Art Carney (The Honeymooners, Harry & Tonto) [d: 11-9-03] In 1918 Actor, Cameron Mitchell (Buck-High Chaparral) [d: 7-6-94] In 1919 Actor, Martin Balsam (Archie Bunker's Place, Catch 22) [d: 2-13-96] In 1919 Bassist, Joe Benjamin (Duke Ellington Band) [d: 1-26-74] In 1923 Brewery executive,

On This Day 11-3-22

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Music Calendar

In 1941 Glenn Miller's band recorded "String of Pearls." In 1956 "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for five weeks. In 1957 The singles "Great Balls Of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis and "At The Hop" by Danny & the Juniors were released. In 1958 "Beep Beep" by Playmates entered the U.S. top 40 charts. In 1961 Hank Williams Sr. and Jimmie Rodgers were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 1962 Billboard magazine dropped the "Western" from its Country chart title. In 1962 "Telstar" by the Tornadoes enters the U.S. top 40 charts. In 1962 "He's A Rebel" by the Crystals hit #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for two weeks. In 1972 James Taylor married Carly Simon in her New York City apartment. They separated in 1982 and later divorced. In 1973 "Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" by Helen Reddy entered the U.S.top 40 chart.