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VOTED BEST MOVIE OF ALL TIME!

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Kim Novak and James Stewart in Vertigo

The 1958 psychological thriller Vertigo was directed by Alfred Hitchcock
and stars James Stewart, Kim Novak, and Barbara Bel Geddes. The initial
release of the film received mixed reviews, but has since garnered acclaim
and is now considered a classic, defining work of Hitchcock’s career. It was
recently named the best film of all time in the 2012 Sight & Sound critics’ pool.

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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FIRST POP FESTIVAL ON THIS WEEKEND IN 1968

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The first Newport Pop Festival was held at the Orange County Fairgrounds in
Costa Mesa, California, on the weekend of August 3–4, 1968. It is believed to
have been the first pop music concert attended by more than 100,000 paying concertgoers who came out to hear Sonny And Cher, Tiny Tim, Jefferson
Airplane
, Steppenwolf, the Grateful Dead, The Byrds, Iron Butterfly and
Eric Burdon And The Animals.

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SOME GREAT SUMERTIME MUSIC !

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This song reached #25 on the Billboard Hot 100.and was nominated for a Grammy award. On the strength of the single, the album reached #13 on the Billboard 200.

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971)
    

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