Archive for May 18th, 2015

RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

         

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1978


The Buddy Holly Story
is a 1978 biographical film which tells the life story of
rock musician Buddy Holly. It features an Academy Award-winning musical score, adapted by Joe Renzetti and Oscar-nominated lead performance by Gary Busey.

The film was adapted by Robert Gittler from Buddy Holly: His Life and Music, the
biography of Holly by John Goldrosen, and was directed by Steve Rash.


Gary Busey will be 71 June 29.

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1980

"Call Me" by Blondie was number one for six weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,
where it became the band’s biggest single and second #1 hit. Blondie is a rock
band founded by singer Debbie Harry (below) and guitarist Chris Stein.

 


Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry will be 70 July 1.

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A BEATLE’S GUITAR SELLS BIG AT AUCTION

 

George Harrison‘s Maton Mastersound guitar, used during the Beatles’ live performances in the summer of 1963, sold for $485,000 at Julien’s Auctions 
Friday. The auction, which focused entirely on unique items from throughout
music history, also featured a black sequined glove worn by Michael Jackson,
a stage-worn tank top donned by Madonna and Elvis Presley’s marriage
certificate and tour bus, but it was Harrison’s used guitar that sold for the
highest bid at the auction, which took place at New York’s Hard Rock CafĂ©.



George Harrison

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RACAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Camille Bohannon

       
        Harry Randall Truman, 83, was killed in the initial blast.

     

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