Archive for April 16th, 2016

SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

The song "When a Man Loves a Woman" was written by Calvin Lewis and
Andrew Wright and recorded by Percy Sledge at Norala Sound Studio in
Sheffield, Alabama. It made number one on both the Billboard Hot 100
and
R&B singles charts.


Percy Tyrone Sledge (November 25, 1940 – April 14, 2015)

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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin
(April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

 

 

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LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1972


The Apollo 16 crew: Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot;
John W. Young, commander; and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module
pilot.

Apollo 16 was the tenth manned mission in the United States Apollo space program,
the fifth and next to the last to land on the Moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands. The second of the so-called "J missions," was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:54 PM EST. The mission lasted 11 days, 1 hour, and
51 minutes, and concluded at 2:45 PM EST on April 27, 1972.

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