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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

Written and produced by Motown’s main production team Holland–
Dozier
–Holland, "Where Did Our Love Go" was the first single by
the Supremes to go to the number-one position on the Billboard
Hot 100
pop singles chart, a position it held for two weeks until
August 29, 1964. It was also the first of five Supremes songs in
a row to reach number one.

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THE CALCULATING MACHINE


 William Seward Burroughs I
(January 28, 1855 – September 15, 1898)

Burroughs was an inventor born in Rochester, New York 
who invented a "calculating machine" designed to ease
the monotony of clerical work. He was a founder of the
American Arithmometer Company (1886), which later
became the Burroughs Adding Machine Company
(1904), then the
Burroughs Corporation (1953)
and in 1986, merged with
Sperry Corporation to
form
Unisys.

 

burroughs factory post card 

  
           

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Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Rogers is 78 today.

Kenny Rogers attended Jefferson Davis High School in Houston
and joined his first band, The Scholars, in the mid-1950s, but the
band dissolved after their front man left to go solo. He starred as
race car driver Brewster Baker in the 1982 comedy/drama film
Six Pack. Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of
Fame in 2013.

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Robert Anthony Plant is 68 today.

Plant quit his training as a chartered accountant and became
deeply involved in the England Midlands blues scene. After
Led Zeppelin broke up in 1980, he began working as a solo
artist. In 2007, he released a critically acclaimed duet album
with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss called Raising Sand.

                           

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