Archive for November 25th, 2015

THE BEST-SELLING INSTRUMENTAL BAND

From left: Nokie Edwards, Bob Bogle, Mel Taylor, and Don
Wilson.

The Ventures, formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington, have sold 
over 100 million records. In 2008, they
were inducted into the Rock 
and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2009, bassist Bob Bogle died of non- 
Hodgkin lymphoma; he was 75. The group is still the most popular
American rock group in Japan  where they tour regularly to this day.

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THE 34th PRESIDENT ON THIS DAY IN 1957

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffered a mild stroke while in the Oval
Office
during his second term which disabled his ability to speak for about 24 
hours. The following year Eisenhower wrote a letter of authority giving Vice 
President Richard Nixon the right to assume power in the event the President
became incapacitated.
 


                      

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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