Archive for March 25th, 2017

ELVIS PRESLEY ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Elvis Presley performed his last live show for the next eight years in Pearl
Harbor, Hawaii. The show raised $62,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona memorial
fund. He bought a $100 ticket for himself then bought dozens more to give
to staff and patients at a military hospital.

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Elvis Presley helped raise money to build the USS Arizona Memorial.

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ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Surfin’ U.S.A. is the second studio album by The Beach Boys. It reached
number two, lasting 78 weeks on the albums chart, eventually being
certified gold by the RIAA. The album marks the beginning of the practice
to double track vocals, resulting in a fuller sound.

 

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A RECAP OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. 

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Former President George H.W. Bush skydiving to celebrate his
72nd birthday on this day in 1997.

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In this March 25, 1965 file photo, state troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their five-day march from Selma, Ala.
State troopers block the steps of the Alabama state capitol at Montgomery, Ala. from civil rights marchers at the end of their
five-day march from Selma, Alabama on this day in 1965.

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Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to the crowd of marchers at the
state capital in Alabama.

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Aerial photo shows crowd of thousands assembled in front of the 
Capitol.

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Aretha Louise Franklin is 75 today.

Aretha Franklin started singing at her father’s church after her
mother’s death and launched her solo career when she was
eighteen.

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