Archive for May 15th, 2013

NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1982

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The Paul McCartney / Stevie Wonder duet “Ebony and Ivory” stayed at the top
of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a total of seven weeks.

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FROM ‘’DOWN BEAT’’ MAGAZINE, 1957

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

 

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LAST MERCURY FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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NASA Astronaut Gordon Cooper

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Cooper enters Faith 7 for his flight

Leroy Gordon "Gordo" Cooper, Jr., USAF piloted the longest and last
Mercury spaceflight in Faith 7 for 34 hours, 19 minutes and 49 seconds
for a total of 22 orbits to evaluate the effects of one day in space. The
Mercury project officially ended on June 12, 1963. 

 

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Cooper after the flight, becoming the last U.S. astronaut
to orbit the Earth alone.

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TRINI LOPEZ TURNED 76 TODAY

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Trini Lopez (Trinidad López III) was born in Dallas, Texas where he 
began is career in the Vegas Club, a nightclub owned by Jack 
Ruby. His first big hit was “If I Had a Hammer”.

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