Archive for December 4th, 2013

LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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                     radio baord 1

        Microphone on stage with spotlight on red curtain

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GEMINI 7 LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Crew members James Lovell and Frank Borman

Gemini 7 was the 4th manned Gemini flight with Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Borman
and Navy Comdr. James A. Lovell on board. They spent nearly 14 days in space
making a total of 206 orbits, and were joined by the Gemini-6A flight which then 
performed the first rendezvous maneuver of manned spacecraft.

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lovell today          borman now
James Lovell, 85 (3-25-1928)                      Frank Borman, 85 (3-14-1928)

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NUMBER-THREE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN

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Kathy Young and the Innocents

After reaching #28 with their first chart entry, "Honest I Do", earlier in the
year, Kathy Young and The Innocents attain their only Top 10 hit when
"A Thousand Stars" tops out at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Young was
not yet fifteen when she made the recording.

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Kathy Young, seen here with a member of the Doo-Wop group The 
Earth Angels, turned 68 on October 21.

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