Archive for August 24th, 2015

RACE CAR DRIVER DIES AT 37

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Justin Boyd Wilson (July 31, 1978 – August 24, 2015) 

Wilson suffered a traumatic brain injury while competing in a IndyCar Series 
race at the Pocono Raceway on Sunday afternoon. He was struck by a large
piece of debris from another driver’s car following a single-car accident and
was airlifted in critical condition to a local hospital where he remained in a
coma and died today.
 

 

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Justin Wilson, of Sheffield, England, drives #25 during the Pocono
IndyCar 500 auto race, Sunday.

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WHERE’S YOUR MILK MUSTACHE?

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 Milk Ad with a young Ron Howard from a 1967 magazine.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS STORIES

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SANDY KOZEL

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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On August 30th 1964, the Beatles’ "Matchbox" and the flip-side, "Slow Down",
both entered Billboard’s Hot Top 100 chart, "Matchbox" at position #81 and
"Slow Down" at #99. "Matchbox" would peak at #17for one week on October
11th, 1964, while "Slow Down" reached its highest position at #25 for one
week on October 4th, 1964.

There are suggestions that Carl Perkins, the writer of the song “Matchbox”, 
may have been present in the studio during the recording  session.

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