Archive for January 31st, 2012

THE NUMBER ONE RECORD OF 1950

mills bros

The Mills Brothers made more than 2,000 recordings that, when combined
sold more than 50 million copies, and garnered at least three dozen gold 
records. The Mills Brothers were inducted into The Vocal Group Hall of
Fame in 1998. 

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SPONSOR OF THE ‘’CHAMPAGNE MUSIC”

lawrencewelklogo

The above 1956 commercial ran as part of The Lawrence Welk Show,
1955 to 1982 on ABC-TV.

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APOLLO 14 LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1971

Apollo_14-insignia

apollo-14
From left: Edgar Mitchell, Alan Shepard and Stuart Roosa

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KELLY LYNCH IS 53 TODAY!

Kelly-Lynch today

Actress Kelly Lynch was once a model for the Elite modeling agency. She is
best known for her appearance in the made in Oregon, Gus Van Sant movie
Drugstore Cowboy (1989). She had a role opposite Patrick Swayze in Road
House
(1989) .

drugstore cowboy

Road-House-movie-poster

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NUMBER ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1970

I-want-you-back-jackson5

"I Want You Back" was the debut major-label single for The Jackson
5.

i wantyou back 45

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