As a teenager, Stone worked in the French Financial Exchange. He then went into the Army and served in Vietnam from June 1965 to 1968.His 1991 film JFK led to Congress passing the Assassination Materials Disclosure Act of 1992, which ended the secrecy surrounding John F. Kennedy‘s assassination.
Buddy Holly won a talent contest when he was five years old for singing "Have You Ever Gone Sailing (Down the River of Memories)." Rolling Stone ranked him as the thirteenth "Greatest Artist of All Time."
The 8 .5-foot-tall bronze statue of the rock ‘n roll legend in Lubbock, Texas.