Archive for September 9th, 2016

SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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"Soul Man" was written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter. The song was
successful as a number 2 hit by Atlantic Records soul duo Sam & Dave.

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Samuel David "Sam" Moore (above) will be 81 in October. Dave
Porter died in 1988 from injuries sustained in a automobile
accident.

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A REVIEW OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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Elvis Presley : First Appearance : The Ed Sullivan Show : September 9, 1956.

On Elvis’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, he was introduced
by Cleveland disc jockey Bill Randle, who was reportedly the first radio
personality to play an Elvis record outside the South.

 

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MR. KFC WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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Colonel Harland David Sanders
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

Sanders is best known for building his Kentucky Fried Chicken cafe into
a fast-food empire. He once worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat
pilot, and railroad fireman.Colonel Sanders sold KFC to John Y. Brown
Jr., Jack Massey, and a group of investors for $2 million in 1964.

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