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Don't ask me, ask your mother. Were you raised in a barn? Close the door. You didn't beat me. I let you win. Big boys don't cry. Don't worry. It's only blood. Don't you know any normal boys? Now you listen to me, Buster! I'll play catch after I read the paper. Coffee will stunt your growth. A little dirt never hurt anyone-just wipe it off. Get your elbows off the table. I told you, keep your eye on the ball. Who said life was supposed to be fair. Always say please and thank you. That way, you get more. If you forget, you'll be grounded till the end of the world. You call that a haircut? "Hey" is for horses. This will hurt me a lot more than it hurts you. Turn off those lights. Do you think I am made of money? Don't give me any of your lip, young lady. You call that noise "music?" We're not lost. I'm just not sure where we are. No, we're not there yet. Shake it off. It's only pain. When I was your age, I treated my

Music Calendar...

In 1948 "My Happiness" by Ella Fitzgerald debuts on the charts. In 1949 Hank Williams Sr. appears at the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. In 1963 BBC's broadcasts "Pop Go The Beatles," recorded on June 1. In 1964 Manfred Mann records "Do Wah Diddy Diddy." In 1964 Chicago police break up a Rolling Stones press conference in the middle of Michigan Avenue. In 1964 Queen Elizabeth orders the Beatles to her birthday party. They complied under protest. In 1965 The Rolling Stones' live album "Got Live If You Want It" is released. In 1966 The French and German media mistakenly report the death of the Who's Roger Daltry. In reality, it was guitarist Pete Townshend who was only injured in a car accident a few days earlier. In 1966 Janis Joplin plays with Big Brother & the Holding Company for the first time at San Francisco's Avalon Ballroom. In 1966 "Paperback Writer" by the Beatles and "Lil' Red Riding Hood" b

Today In History...

In 1509 England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon. In 1638 America's first known earthquake shakes Plymouth Colony. In 1770 Captain James Cook, commander of the British ship Endeavour, discovers Australia's Great Barrier Reef by running in to it. In 1776 The Continental Congress forms a committee to draft a Declaration of Independence from Britain. In 1859 A prospector lays claim to a silver deposit in Six Mile Canyon in Nevada that turns out to be the multi-million Comstock Lode. In 1895 The first auto race takes place. In 1919 Sir Barton wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse to win the Triple Crown. In 1937 The Marx Brothers' film "A Day At The Races" is released. In 1942 The U.S. and the Soviet Union sign a lend-lease agreement to aid the Soviet war effort during World War II. In 1947 World War II sugar rationing comes to an end. In 1963 Buddhist monk Quang Duc immolated himself on a street in Saigon as a protest against the South Vi

Born On This Day...

In 1572 English playwright/poet, Ben Johnson (Volpone, The Alchemist) In 1776 English landscape painter, John Constable In 1824 Publisher, Orson Munn (Scientific American) In 1864 German composer, Richard Strauss (Also Sprach Zarathustra) In 1867 Scientist, Charles Fabry (discovered the ozone layer) In 1879 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Roger P. "Duke" Bresnaham In 1880 Jeannette Rankin, first woman elected to the U.S. congress In 1886 Engineer, David Steinman (aerodynamically stable bridges) In 1889 Actor/director, Wesley Ruggles (Keystone Kops) In 1895 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Jacques Brugnon (Four Musketeers) In 1900 Journalist, Lawrence E. Spivak (Meet The Press) [d: 3-9-94] In 1903 Football Hall-of-Famer, Ernie Nevers [d: 5-3-76] In 1904 Jazz singer, Clarence "Pinetop" Smith (Boogie Woogie) [d: 3-15-29] In 1910 Composer/conductor, Carmine Coppola (Godfather II) [d: 4-26-91] In 1910 Oceanic explorer, Jacques Cousteau (The Undersea World) [d: 6-25-97] In 1912 Painter, Wil

Here. Tap your toe to some good, old fashioned, New Orleans Street jazz.

Good morning, Patriots!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Here. Tap your toe to some good, old fashioned, New Orleans Street jazz. 🎢🎢🎢 Happy Tuesday! 🎺🎷πŸ₯πŸͺ•πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ — πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ‘CatherineπŸ‘ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ (@cat_barnes30) June 11, 2024

Guarding the Future: A Space Force Symphony

The U.S. Space Force protects our country and the freedom to operate in space, keeping it secure, stable and accessible for military space power and new waves of innovation. In this production, the U.S. Air Force Band explores, through music, the unique organizations and people who make this no-fail mission possible day after day. Semper Supra.

On This Day 6-6-24

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Music Calendar...

In 1931 "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo is #1 on the charts. In 1960 "Only the Lonely" by Roy Orbison enters the U.S. top 40 chart. In 1960 Tony Williams, the Platters' lead singer, quits the group for a solo career. In 1962 The Beatles audition for George Martin. The following month, he signs them to EMI's Parlophone label and becomes their producer. In 1964 "Chapel Of Love" by the Dixie Cups hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks. In 1965 Herman's Hermits perform "Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter" on the CBS-TV's "Ed Sullivan Show." In 1970 "Teach Your Children" by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young enters the U.S. top 40 chart." In 1971 Gladys Knight & the Pips appear on CBS-TV's "Ed Sullivan Show." In 1971 John Lennon & Yoko Ono make an unannounced appearance at the Fillmore East in New York, joining Frank Zappa and Mothe

Today In History...

In 1816 A 10-inch snowstorm hits New England, "the year of no summer." In 1833 Andrew Johnson becomes the first U.S. president to ride a train. In 1844 The Young Men's Christian Organization (YMCA) is founded in London. In 1850 Levi Strauss makes his first blue jeans. In 1882 The electric iron is patented by Henry W. Seely. In 1918 The World War I Battle of Belleau Wood, which resulted in a U.S. victory over the Germans, begins in France. In 1925 Walter Percy Chrysler founded Chrysler Corporation. In 1932 U.S. Federal tax is enacted on gasoline. In 1933 The first drive-in theatre opens in Camden, New Jersey. In 1934 The Securities And Exchange Commission is established. In 1936 Aviation gasoline is first produced commercially in Paulsboro, NJ. In 1942 Adeline Gray makes the first nylon parachute jump in Hartford, CT. In 1942 During World War II, Japanese forces retreat in the Battle of Midway. In 1944 The D-Day invasion of Europe takes place during World War II as Allied

Born On This Day...

In 1718 Inventor/cabinet maker, Thomas Chippendale In 1755 American patriot, Nathan Hale (hanged by the British as a spy) In 1756 Painter, John Trumbull (signed the Declaration of Independence) In 1842 Inventor, James "Steel" MacKaye (foldable chairs, moveable stage) In 1850 Physicist, Karl F. Braun (co-developer of wireless telegraphy) In 1860 Theologian/author, William Inge In 1868 Explorer, Robert Scott (led ill-fated South Pole expedition) In 1875 German novelist, Thomas Mann (Magic Mountain) In 1885 Country performer/fiddler, James Gideon "Gid" Tanner In 1886 Heart specialist, Paul Dudley White In 1892 Inventor, Donald F. Duncan (Yo-Yo) In 1892 Bandleader/singer, Ted Lewis (Just A Gigolo) In 1896 Dramatist/playwright, Robert Sherriff (Journey's End) In 1898 Actor, Walter Abel (Handle With Care, Grace Quigley) In 1903 Armenian musician/composer, Aram Khachaturian (Gayane) [d: 5-1-78] In 1907 Baseball Hall-Of-Famer, Bill Dickey (Yankees) [d: 11-12-93] In 1918