Archive for April 22nd, 2016

SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

The song "Wild Thing" was originally recorded by the American band The
Wild Ones
in 1965, but is best known for its 1966 cover by the English band
The Troggs, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1966. It
ranked #261 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time.


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FROM PDX RETRO ~

Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events
worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It
was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth
Day Network
, and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS

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Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994).


John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson is 79 today.

                       


Nicholson portraying the Joker in 1989’s Batman.

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