Archive for December 14th, 2014

MUSIC CHART ENTRY ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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When "Crimson and Clover" entered the charts it stayed for 16 weeks on
Billboard Hot 100 and 15 weeks on Cash Box Top 100. It became number
one on February 1, 1969, a position held for one week on Cash Box Top
100
and two weeks on both Billboard Hot 100 and Record World 100 Top
Pops
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A PARKER PEN FOR CHRISTMAS IN 1946

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From National Geographic Magazine

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Sandy Kozel

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George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)

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AVIATION PIONEER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1896

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General/Doctor James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle USAF
(December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993)

Gen. James H. Doolittle led the first air raid on Japan during
World War II and earned the Medal of Honor for his valor and
leadership as commander of the mission which took place on
April of 1942, while he was a lieutenant colonel. 

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Artists depiction of the Doolittle Raid on Japan

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