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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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The song "Johnny B. Goode" was written and first recorded by Chuck Berry. It
was a major hit among both black and white audiences, peaking at number 2
on Billboard magazine’s Hot R&B Sides chart and number 8 on its Hot 100
chart. It is credited as "the first rock & roll hit about rock & roll stardom” and
is also ranked seventh on Rolling Stone‘s list of the "500 Greatest Songs of
All Tim”.

 

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Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry
(October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)


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SHIRLEY JONES IS 83 TODAY

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Shirley Mae Jones was born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania.

Musical actress Shirley Jones starred as the mom of The Partridge Family on
ABC-TV from  September 25, 1970 – March 23, 1974. She won the Miss
Pittsburgh contest in 1952.

 

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PAST WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1968

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Oklahoma! is the first musical written by the team of composer
Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II
. It opened
on this day in 1943 on Broadway.

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Opening on this day in 1889.

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ONE FOR EVERY INSTALLATION PROBLEM

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Lucille Ball (left) and Vivian Vance from an episode of The Lucy Show
on CBS. (Original air dates: October 1, 1962 – March 11, 1968)

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   The series ran on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 
    1962–65. (1959 ad)
                    

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COVER PHOTO TAKEN ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The album cover of the
Beatles‘ "Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club
Band
" was staged and photographed on this day. The concept for
the cover was called "people we like” and was created by Jann
Haworth and Peter Blake. They won the Grammy Award for Best
Album Cover, Graphic Arts in 1967 for their work.

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