Archive for March 30th, 2015

NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1973

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In 1999 “Killing Me Softly With His Song” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of
Fame
. It also ranked #360 on Rolling Stones list of The 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time
and #82 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of all time.

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Roberta Cleopatra Flack

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GAME SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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Art Fleming

The original daytime version of Jeopardy! debuted on NBC television in March of
1964 and aired until January 3, 1975. The general knowledge game show was
created by Merv Griffin with Art Fleming (above) as the original host. 

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Various versions of the show have since followed with Alex Trebek
(above) as the present host.

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TV SPECIAL AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand’s Second TV Special, "Color Me Barbra” Coincided with
the release of her new album by the same name. It was filmed largely at
the Philadelphia Museum of Art over one weekend during off-hours. A big
difference from the first special was that this one was in color.

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RECAPPING NEWS OF THE PAST

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Ross Simpson

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Eric Patrick Clapton is 70 today.

 

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COVER PHOTO SHOOT ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by The
Beatles and was released on June 1, 1967.

The cover of the album was designed by the pop artists Peter Blake and Jann
Haworth
from an ink drawing by McCartney. It was art-directed by Robert Fraser
and photographed by Michael Cooper. Haworth and Blake won the Grammy
Award for Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts in 1967 for their work on the cover
which is called by many as the most famous rock album cover of all time.

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On the set of the album cover photo session.

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Michael Cooper

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Sir Peter Blake

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Jann Haworth

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