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RELEASED BY RICKY ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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"A Teenager’s Romance" by Ricky Nelson reached #2 on the
Billboard Top 100 in 1957 and was ranked #25 on the music
magazine’s Top Hot 100 songs of
that year.

The A-side, "I’m Walkin’", reached #4 on the Billboard chart
and #10 on the
R&B chart.

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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This English version of the million-selling song “I Will Follow You” made
15-year-old Peggy March  the youngest female artist to have a U.S. chart-
topping single. The song made it to #1 on the soul singles chart as well.

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Peggy March
(Margaret Annemarie Battavio) turned 68 on March 8

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LOOKING BACK ON TODAY IN HISTORY

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FORMER TOP DISC JOCKEY IS 82 TODAY

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Casey Kasem on the air at WJBK in Detroit

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Former radio personality Casey Kasem is best known for being the host
of the nationally syndicated Top 40 countdown show American Top 40
and for playing the character Shaggy in the Saturday morning cartoon
franchise Scooby-Doo on CBS/ABC (1969-1986). Before fame, Kasem
served in the U.S. Army in Korea.

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