Archive for November 30th, 2015

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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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