Archive for April 30th, 2016

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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