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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

The "Surfer Girl" single backed with "Little Deuce Coupe"  entered the
Billboard chart on August 3 and it would then hit the Top 40 on August
17 at the number 28 position. After the single had been on the charts
for six weeks it peaked at number 7 on September 14, 1963. It placed
at number 5, for three weeks in Cash Box. The single also peaked on
the Billboard R & B chart at number 18 in September 1963.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON


Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

Robin Williams attended Juilliard Drama School alongside good friend
and fellow actor Christopher Reeve. He was considered a "national
treasure" by many in the entertainment industry and by the public.


Williams in Good Morning, Vietnam (1987).

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CAMILLE BOHANNON


Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

Robin Williams attended Juilliard Drama School alongside good friend
and fellow actor Christopher Reeve. He was considered a "national
treasure" by many in the entertainment industry and by the public.


Williams in Good Morning, Vietnam (1987).

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ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1930

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The establishment of the Veterans Administration (VA) came in 1930
when Congress authorized the president to "consolidate and coordinate
Government activities affecting war veterans". The three component
agencies became bureaus within the Veterans Administration. Brigadier
General
Frank T. Hines, who directed the Veterans Bureau for seven
years, was named as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, a job
he held until 1945.

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Frank Thomas Hines (April 11, 1879 – April 3, 1960)

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TIM MAGUIRE

 

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Carlos Santana is 69 today.

Carlos began playing the guitar when he was eight and
turned down an opportunity to attend Humbolt State
University to pursue a career in music.

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