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In 1956 Elvis Presley's makes his film debut with the premiere of "Love Me Tender."
In 1964 The Rolling Stones' Brian Jones misses three days of their tour hospitalized with a 104-degree fever in Chicago.
In 1964 The TV special "Around The Beatles," filmed in London during the previous spring, airs in the U.S. on ABC.
In 1965 The Rolling Stones perform "Get Off Of My Cloud" on NBC-TV's "Hullabaloo."
In 1965 The Beach Boys' album "Surfin' USA" is certified gold.
In 1968 "Who's Making Love" by Johnnie Taylor is certified gold.
In 1969 Janis Joplin is arrested in Tampa for using "vulgar and indecent language" onstage.
In 1969 The Beatles early stomping ground, the Star Club in Hamburg, Germany, closes its doors.
In 1969 The Beatles appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
In 1969 "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5 and "Jam Up Jelly Tight" byTommy Roe both enter the U.S. top 40 c…

Today In History...

In 1492 Christopher Columbus notes in his journal the use of tobacco among Indians, the first recorded reference to tobacco.
In 1577 Sir Frances Drake of England departs on a voyage around the world.
In 1777 The Continental Congress approves the Articles of Confederation, a precursor to the Constitution of the United States.
In 1806 Explorer Zebulon Pike sights the mountaintop in Colorado now known as "Pikes Peak."
In 1864 Confederate General Sherman sets Atlanta, Georgia, on fire.
In 1869 Free postal delivery is formally inaugurated.
In 1881 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded in Pittsburgh.
In 1889 Brazil's King Pedro II abdicates, and Brazil is proclaimed a republic.
In 1901 The first electric hearing aid, "the Acousticon," is patented.
In 1920 The League of Nations holds its first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.
In 1926 The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) goes on-the-air with a network of 24 radio stations.
In 1937 Air conditioning is installed in th…

Born On This Day

In 1738 Astronomer, Sir William Herschel (discovered Uranus)
In 1787 Pioneer, Sir Samuel Cunard (trans-Atlantic steam navigation)
In 1816 Astronomer, Lewis Morris Rutherford (celestial photography)
In 1862 Writer, Gerhart Hauptmann (Before Dawn)
In 1879 Actor, Lewis Stone (Prisoner Of Zenda)
In 1887 American artist, Georgia O'Keeffe
In 1891 German Field Marshall, Erwin Rommel (World War II)
In 1905 Bandleader, Annunzio Paolo Mantovani (Donkey Serenade) [d: 3-29-80]
In 1906 Air Force General, Curtis E. LeMay ("Iron Eagle") [d: 10-1-90]
In 1919 Actress, Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson-WKRP in Cincinnati) [d: 10-9-07]
In 1919 Judge, Joseph Albert Wapner (People's Court) [d: 2-27-17]
In 1928 Country singer, C.W. McCall (Convoy, Keep On Truckin' Cafe) (91)
In 1929 Actor, Ed Asner (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant) (90)
In 1930 Actress, Adrienne Corri (Lease of Life, A Clockwork Orange) [d: 3-13-16]
In 1930 Actor, Whitman Mayo (Grady-Sanford & Son, Hell Town) [d: 5-22-01]
In 1931 Actor…

ON THIS DAY 11-14-19

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NFL clubs were informed Tuesday that a private workout will be held for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday in Atlanta.Josiah and Lauren Duggar gave birth to a baby girl after suffering a miscarriage less than year ago. Bella Milagro Duggar was born last Friday, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 18-1/2 inches long.Bode and Morgan Miller have welcomed the newest -- and tiniest -- members of their family: identical twin boys. No names yet.Aston Martin has unveiled their first-ever motorcycle. Only 100 will be made.Burger King's meatless burger has been such a hit, they're going to add three more meatless options to their menu.Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said she learned her husband, Todd, wanted a divorce in an email from his lawyer and that the two are seeking counseling.Kathie Lee Gifford stopped by "Today with Hoda & Jenna" on Tuesday, marking her first appearance on the show since her departure in April.Kanye West is reportedly bringin…

Music Calendar...

In 1942 Britain's New Musical Express begins printing record sales charts.
In 1943 Leonard Bernstein makes his debut with the New York Philharmonic.
In 1944 Tommy Dorsey and Orchestra record "Opus No. 1."
In 1960 "Georgia On My Mind" by Ray Charles is #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1961 "Blue Hawaii" starring Elvis Presley is released in movie theaters.
In 1964 "Come See About Me" by the Supremes enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 The Monkees' album "Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones" is released.
In 1967 "Daydream Believer" by the Monkees is certified gold.
In 1970 "Black Magic Woman" by Santana, "Domino" by Van Morrison and "We Gotta Get You A Woman" by Runt (Todd Rundgren) all enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1973 Bruce Springsteen's album "The Wild, The Innocent, & The E Street Shuffle" is released.
In 1975 Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" is released.