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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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The song "Surf City" was written by Brian Wilson and Jan Berry. Two
months after it’s release, “Surf City” became the first surf song to 
reach number one on national record charts, remaining at the top
of the
Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks. The single crossed over to
the Billboard
R&B Chart where it peaked at number 3.

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FORMER PRIZEFIGHTER IS 61 TODAY

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“Sugar” Ray Charles Leonard was born in Wilmington, NC.

Olympic champion boxer and dominant prizefighter of the 1980s who
became the first fighter to earn more than $100 million from fight
purses. He went 36-3-1 as a professional and was inducted into
the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997. He started boxing in
1969 and his first pro fight was in 1977.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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On this day in 1954

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On this day in 1973.

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The Buttonwood Agreement on this day in 1792 marked the
beginning of the New York Stock Exchange.Two dozen stock 
brokers met under a buttonwood tree in Lower Manhattan.

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