Archive for April 9th, 2012

HE WAS ‘’THE KING OF ROCKABILLY’’

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        Carl Lee Perkins
(April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998)

Carl Perkins is best known for the 1955 song “Blue Suede Shoes”. He
was inducted into the Rock & Roll, the Rockabilly, and the Nashville
Songwriters
Halls of Fame. He was also a Grammy Hall of Fame
Award recipient.
  

 

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SUPPORTING ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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    Wardell Edwin "Ward" Bond
(April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960)

Ward Bond was featured in over 200 movies and the television series
Wagon Train on NBC from 1957-1962 and on ABC from 1962-1965. He
initially starred as the wagon master, but was later replaced upon his
death in 1960 by John McIntire. In 2001, Bond was inducted into the
Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western
Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.
  

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1956

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‘’THE GREAT CARSONI’’

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At the age of 12 Johnny Carson found a book on magic at a friend’s
house and immediately purchased a mail-order magician’s kit. He
debuted as "The Great Carsoni" at 14 and was paid $3. Other
performances at local picnics and county fairs followed for the
future late night television talk show host.
 

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COVERED BY “TIME” ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DY IN 1977

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“Dancing Queen” is considered by many to be the Swedish pop/Rock group
ABBA’s signature song reaching the #1 position on popular music charts in
13 countries. It was their only U.S. #1 record.

 

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