In 1942, U.S. President Roosevelt signed an executive order giving
the military the authority to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.
During World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo
Jima in 1945.
William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. is 77 years old today.
Smokey Robinson was a big fan of Westerns and thought his uncle’s nickname
Smokey Joe was a cowboy moniker. He was inspired to play by artists like Billy
Ward and His Dominoes.