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Camille Bohannon


Richard Augustus Wagstaff
"Dick" Clark Jr.
(November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012)

Clark, who began his career in the mailroom of WRUN radio in Rome, New York
in 1945, won a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 for hosting
American Bandstand. He was known as America’s Oldest Teenager.

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

The song "Everyday People" by Sly and the Family Stone was the first
single by the band to go to number one on the Soul singles chart and
the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It held the Hot 100 position for four weeks
from February 15, 1969, until March 14, 1969. Billboard ranked the
hit as the No. 5 song of 1969.

             
  

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CHIMP ORBITS EARTH ON THIS DAY IN 1961

Mercury-Atlas 5 was a unmanned spaceflight of the Mercury program. It
was launched on November 29, 1961 with
Enos the chimpanzee (above)
aboard. He was the second chimp in space.
The craft orbited the Earth
twice and splashed down about 200 miles
south of Bermuda. Enos died
of dysentery the following year on November 4th.

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John Belmont


George Harrison (February 25, 1943 – November 29, 2001)

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1969

The Beatles song "Come Together" was written by John Lennon but credited to
Lennon–McCartney. It is the opening track on the album Abbey Road and was
released as a double A-sided single with "Something".

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