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SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark Jr.
(November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012)


The Dick Clark Show
(also known as Dick Clark’s Saturday Night Beechnut Show)
was a musical variety show broadcast weekly on the ABC television network 7:30-
8 PM (Eastern Time) on Saturdays from February 15, 1958 through September 10, 1960, sponsored (except for the first two shows) by Beechnut Gum.

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"For now, Dick Clark — so long!"

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LOOKING BACK AT PAST NEWS

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TV SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Hullabaloo is a musical variety series that ran on NBC from January 12, 1965
through April 11, 1966 (with repeats to August 29, 1966). Similar to Shindig! It
ran in prime time in contrast to ABC‘s American Bandstand.

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CHART ENTRY ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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"Crimson and Clover" entered the U.S. charts on December 14, where
it stayed for 16 weeks on Billboard Hot 100 and 15 weeks on Cash Box
Top 100
. Following a performance of the song on The Ed Sullivan Show
on January 26, it became number one on February 1, 1969, a position
held for one week on Cash Box Top 100 and two weeks on both Billboard
Hot 100
.

The single has sold 5 million copies, making it Tommy James and the
Shondells’ best selling song. In 2006, Pitchfork Media named it the 57th
best song of the 1960s.


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Tommy James and the Shondells on the Ed Sullivan
Show in 1969.

 

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Tommy James (born Thomas Gregory Jackson) turned 69 in April.

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A REALLY BIG SHOW ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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