SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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"Johnny B. Goode" was a major hit, peaking at #2 on Billboard magazine’s
Hot R&B Sides chart and #8 on the Billboard  Hot 100. The song is ranked
as number seven on Rolling Stone’s list of “the 500 Greatest Songs of
All Time
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Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry will be 89 in October.

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PAST EVENTS THAT MADE NEWS

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Mike Gracia

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RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN IS 81 TODAY

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George Richard Chamberlain was born in Beverly Hills, California.

Chamberlain starred on Dr. Kildare on NBC (1961 – 1966). The role
earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor
in a Motion Picture Made for Television. Since then, he has appeared
in several mini-series such as The Thorn Birds on ABC (1983), many
successful films, performed classical stage roles and worked in the
musical theatre.  

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This song became a hit for Chamberlain when released as a single
in 1963, peaking at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1973

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In 1999 “Killing Me Softly With His Song” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of
Fame
. It also ranked #360 on Rolling Stones list of The 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time
and #82 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of all time.

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Roberta Cleopatra Flack

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GAME SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The original daytime version of Jeopardy! debuted on NBC television in March of
1964 and aired until January 3, 1975. The general knowledge game show was
created by Merv Griffin with Art Fleming (above) as the original host. 

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Various versions of the show have since followed with Alex Trebek
(above) as the present host.

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