Archive for August 16th, 2011

SONG RELEASED ON THIS DAY ON 1966

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”Last Train to Clarksville” topped the Billboard Hot 100 on
November 5, 1966.

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Peter Tork, Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz of The Monkees today

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FESS PARKER (August 16, 1924 – March 18, 2010)

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Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. was a film and television actor best known for his portrayals
of Davy Crockett in ABC/Walt Disney mini-series (1955-1956) and as NBC-TV’s
Daniel Boone (1964-1970). Parker was also known as a wine maker and a resort
owner-operator.

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ELVIS PRESLEY’S LAST NUMBER ONE SINGLE

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“Suspicious Minds” was Elvis Presley’s seventeenth and last number-
one single. Rolling Stone later ranked the song at #91 on its list of the
500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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ACTRESS JULIE NEWMAR TURNED 78 TODAY

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Julie Newmar (born Julia Chalene Newmeyer ) is a actress, dancer and
singer. Her most remembered role is Catwoman in the the ABC-TV series
Batman
(1966 to 1968). Her first major film role, billed as "Julie Newmeyer",
was as "Dorcas", one of the brides in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
(1954).  

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Julie as Catwoman

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ONE OF ‘THE KINGS’ LAST HITS

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For the weeks of October 21 and 28, 1972, "Burning Love" rose to #2
on the Billboard Hot 100. However, it reached #1 on Cashbox’s top 40
charts for the week of November 11, which gave him 20 US #1 hits. It
was Elvis’s 40th and last Top Ten hit on the US charts. It was also one
of the last real rock songs in the last years of his life; from 1972-1977.

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