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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1940

MAYBE 78

TheInkSpots
The Ink Spots

"”Maybe” reached #2 on the chart in 1940

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Got Live If You Want It! is the final official EP (Extended Play) 
by
The Rolling Stones and was released in 1965. The band’s
first live recording to be released, it was captured during
selected dates at
Liverpool and Manchester during their
British tour in March of that year.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Tim Maguire

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GENE WILDER TURNED 80 TODAY

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Gene Wilder in a scene from Bonnie and Clyde



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Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka

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Gene Wilder (Jerome Silberman)

Wilder is a retired stage and screen actor, comedian, director, screenwriter,
author and activist. He began his career on stage, and made his screen
debut in the TV-series Armstrong Circle Theatre in 1962. Although his first
film role was portraying a hostage in the 1967 motion picture Bonnie and
Clyde
, Wilder’s first major role was as Leopold Bloom in the 1968 film The
Producers
for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actor. He is also well-known for his performance as Willy
Wonka in the original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in 1971.


1974


Gene Wilder singing “Pure Imagination” from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1972

thecandyman 45

“The Candy Man” spent three weeks at number-one on the 
Billboard Hot 100 as well as two weeks at number- one on 
the
easy listening chart.

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