Archive for May 6th, 2016

RIGHTS BILL SIGNED ON THIS DAY IN 1960


President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960.

The Civil Rights Act of 1960 was a U.S. federal law that established federal
inspection of local voter registration polls and introduced penalties for
anyone who obstructed someone’s attempt to register to vote. It was
designed to deal with discriminatory laws and practices in the segregated
South.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

Welles received a scholarship to attend Harvard University after high school,
but chose instead to travel through Europe.

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SINGER-SONGWRITER IS 71 TODAY


Robert Clark "Bob" Seger was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

Rock and roll singer-songwriter Bob Seger rose to fame in the 1970s,
achieving success both as a solo artist and as the frontman for the
silver Bullet Band. His many popular songs include "Turn the Page,"
"Night Moves," "Old Time Rock & Roll" and "Against the Wind."  He
also co-wrote the Eagles’ song "Heartache Tonight," from their hit
1979 album The Long Run. The song reached #1 on the Billboard
Hot 100 and the single sold over a million copies. Seger has stated
that singer Little Richard was the artist who inspired him to become
a musician.

 

                            

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