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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

The song “Jailhouse Rock” was recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood,
California and was released on September 24, 1957, to coincide with the
release of Presley’s motion picture,Jailhouse Rock. It is #67 on Rolling
Stone
s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was named one
of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and
Roll
. In 2004 , it finished at #21 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs survey
of top tunes in American cinema.

 

 

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NEWS EVENTS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY


Painting of Washington taking the first presidential oath of office on
the balcony of Federal Hall in York City.

The Bible upon which George Washington took the oath of office. Owned by St. John's Lodge No. 1, it is on loan
The Bible upon which George Washington took the oath of office.




 

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AWARD WINNING ACTRESS IS 90 TODAY


Leachman competing in the Miss
America contest in 1946.


Cloris Leachman was born in
Des Moines, Iowa.

Actress who won over seven Emmy Awards and played the role of
neighbor Phyllis Lindstrom on The Mary Tyler Moore Show on CBS
from 1970 to 1977. She represented Illinois in the Miss America
competition and began her acting career shortly after.


1971

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TV SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

ABC’s Wide World of Sports is a sports anthology television series that
aired on the American Broadcasting Company from April 29, 1961 to
January 3, 1998, primarily on Saturday afternoons. Hosted by Jim McKay,
with a succession of co-hosts beginning in 1987, the title continued to be
used for general sports programs on the network until 2006. In 2007, Wide
World of Sports
was named by Time Magazine on its list of the 100 best
television programs of all-time.


Host Jim McKay (James Kenneth McManus)
(September 24, 1921 – June 7, 2008)

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Jerome Allen
"Jerry" Seinfeld is 62 today.

In the 1990s Seinfeld had to rent a hangar at Santa Monica Airport to
store his vehicle collection, which included forty-six Porsches.

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