Archive for August 4th, 2013

THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Ed Sullivan

The Everly Brothers making their second appearance on the Ed  Sullivan
Show.

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SPEED RECORD BROKEN ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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William Herz became the first person to race a motorcycle over 200 miles
per hour. He was clocked at 210 mph at the Bonneville Speedway, an area
of the
Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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THE HOT 100 DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard singles popularity chart
issued weekly by Billboard magazine. The first number-one song of the Hot
100 was "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson on August 4, 1958. As of the
current issue for the week ending August 10, 2013, the Hot 100 has had
1,027 different number-one hits.

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BIRTHDAYS FOR TWO SPRINT CUP DRIVERS

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Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon is 42 today. He currently drives the No. 24
Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports.

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Kurt Thomas Busch is 35 today. He presently drives the No. 78 Chevrolet
SS for Furniture Row Racing.

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