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CONDUCTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1894

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        Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979)  

Fiedler  conducted the Boston Pops Orchestra for over 50 years. The
orchestra was said to have made more recordings than any other in
the world.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

A daughter, Tulip Victoria, was born to the couple in 1971. During their 
marriage, Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki mostly lived apart, and were divorced 
eight years later in 1977. 

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FIRST ARTIST TO PLAY THE ASTRODOME

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The first artist to play the Astrodome after it’s opening on April 9, 1965,
was Judy Garland. She was paid $43,000 for the one 40 minute evening
show on December 17. The Supremes were her opening act. The dome
seated 48,000, with another 12,000 seats added for this show. 




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