Archive for May 13th, 2013

ADVICE COLUMNIST DIES AT 85

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Dr Joyce Brothers
   
   Joyce Diane Brothers
 (October 20, 1927 – May 13, 2013)

(AP) – Popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality
Dr. Joyce Brothers has died.

Longtime publicist Sanford Brokaw says Brothers died Monday in New
York City.

Her celebrity took off after she entered a television quiz show called "The
$64,000 Question." She became the only woman to ever win the show’s
top prize.

 

 

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Dr. Joyce Brothers on “The $64,000 Question”.

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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“Sunny Afternoon” peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles
chart in early autumn of 1966.

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The kinks today

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Ross Simpson


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Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Morris) is 63 today

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REMEMBERING RITCHIE

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                 Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela)

                          (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959)

Valens was a pioneer of the Spanish-Speaking rock and roll movement
with a a career lasting only eight months. During this short span of time,
he had several hits, most notably was “La Bamba” in 1958.

Ritchie died in a tragic plane crash that also claimed the lives of fellow
rock musicians Buddy Holly and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson on
February 3, 1959 in Iowa.

 

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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The single reached number one in both the United States and the
U.K.charts. It was ranked number 176 on Rolling Stone magazine’s
list of the
500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004. This song was
the first number one single to feature a
sitar.

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