November Movies

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17 December

On this Day in Music


1955 - Carl Perkins wrote "Blue Suede Shoes." Less than 48 hours later, he recorded it in Memphis, TN. 

1965 - Judy Garland and The Supremes performed at the opening of the Astrodome in Houston. 

1969 - TV history was made when Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki Budinger were married on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson. 

1970 - The Beach Boys played a show for Princess Margaret at London's Royal Albert Hall.


On this Day in History

1959 - The film "On the Beach" premiered in New York City and in 17 other cities. It was the first motion picture to debut simultaneously in major cities around the world. 

1969 - The US Air Force closed its Project "Blue Book" by concluding that there was no evidence of extraterrestrial spaceships behind thousands of UFO sightings. 

1969 - Television history was made when Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki Budinger were married on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson.


Baby Boomer Birthdays

Arthur Fiedler 1896 

Erskine Caldwell 1903 

Willard Libby 1908 

Sy Oliver 1910 

Joan Woodbury 1915 

Richard Long 1927 

Julia Meade (Kunza) 1928 

William Safire 1929 

Bob Guccione 1930 

Armin Mueller-Stahl 1930 

George Lindsey 1935 

Tommy Steele (Rock with the Caveman) 1936 

Nat Stuckey 1937 

Art Neville (The Neville Brothers) 1937 

Eddie Kendricks (The Temptations) 1939 

Paul Butterfield (Paul Butterfield Blues Band) 1942 

Dave Dee (Harmon) 1943 

Bernard Hill 1944 

Ernie Hudson 1945 

Christopher Cazenove 1945 

Eugene Levy 1946 

Wes Studi 1947 

Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company) 1949 

Wanda Huntchinson (The Emotions) 1951 

Bill Pullman 1953 

Sharon White 1953 

Barry Livingston 1953 

Mike Mills (R.E.M.) 1958 

Sarah Dallin (Bananarama) 1961 

Tim Chewning (Ricochet) 1962 

Duane Propes 1966 

 

#1 Hit songs in the USA

1960
Are You Lonesome Tonight? - Elvis Presley

1961
The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Token

1962
Big Girls Don't Cry - The Four Seasons

1963
Dominique - The Singing Nun

1964
Come See About Me - The Supreme

1965
Turn! Turn! Turn! The Byrd

1966

Winchester Cathedral The New Vaudeville Band

1967
Daydream Believer - The Monkees

1968

- I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye

1969

Leaving On A Jet Plane Peter, Paul & Mary