Archive for October 21st, 2011

LULU HAD THE #1 SONG ON THIS DAY IN 1967

Lulu album 
“To Sir With Love” remained in the top position on the Billboard Hot
100 for five weeks.

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Lulu today at 62

 

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PEACE PRIZE FOUNDER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1833

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The Nobel Peace Prize

Peter Nobel är sekreterare i föreningen som släktforskar i ättlingarna efter Alfred Nobel och hans bröder..

Alfred Bernhard Nobel  (October 21, 1833 –  December 10, 1896) 

Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, armaments manufacturer and the 
inventor of dynamite. When he wrote his last will in 1895, he left much of 
his enormous wealth for the establishment of the Nobel Prizes. Since
1901, the prize has honored men and women for their outstanding
achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and for
work in peace.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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trul love ways 45

Buddy Holly was at the Pythian Temple Studios in New York for the last
time on October 21, 1958 recording True Love Ways and several other
songs with the Ray Ellis orchestra. This was four months before the
singers death.

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GREAT TRUMPETER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

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John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie  (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993)

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PROTEST IN WASHINGTON ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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war protest in d.c. 

Anti-Vietnam War protesters are pictured gathering by the Reflecting Pool with 
the Washington Monument in
the background, in Washington D.C. 
 

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