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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

The Everly Brothers recorded "Let It Be Me" in New York City. It
was the first time they recorded outside of Nashville and it was
the first time they recorded with strings. The record reached
number seven on the Billboard Hot 100.

    

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CAME CLOSE TO VENUS ON THIS DAY IN 1962

Mariner 2 was a U.S. space probe to Venus and the first robotic space probe
in the NASA Mariner program to conduct a successful planetary encounter. The
spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral on August 27, 1962 and passed
as close as 21,607 Miles to Venus.   

        
          Launch of Mariner 2
       
          Detailed Graph of the Mariner 2 Spacecraft.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)


Sculpture of President Washington, left, carved on Mount Rushmore

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

‘’Mixed-up Confusion” was Dylan’s first single to be released in
the United States. According to legend, he wrote the song in a
cab on the way to the Columbia Studios in New York for the
recording session in November of 1962. 


Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman) turned 74 in May.

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