Archive for April 11th, 2015

NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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At the time, “Let It Be” had the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100,
coming in at Number 6. It holds the number-one spot on "The Fans’
Top 10" poll included in The 100 Best Beatles Songs: An Informed
Fan’s Guide by Stephen J. Spignesi and Michael Lewis.
The song
is number three in the 100 Best Beatles Songs list, only behind
"Strawberry Fields Forever" and "A Day in the Life", which is
number one.

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The Beatles listening to playbacks

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RECAPPING WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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ENACTED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

The Civil Rights Act of 1968 is commonly known as the Fair Housing
Act
and was meant as a follow‑up to the Civil Rights Act of 1964
.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

Strangers in the Night

“Strangers in the Night” reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100
chart and the Easy Listening and was the title song for Sinatra’s 1966
album “Strangers in the Night”, which became his most commercially
successful album.

The song won Sinatra the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal
Performance
and the Grammy Award for Record of the Year, as well
as a Grammy Award for Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist
or Instrumentalist
for Ernie Freeman at the Grammy Awards of 1967.

Note: Glen Campbell
played rhythm guitar and Hal Blaine was the
drummer on the record.

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