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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ED DANAHUE

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Dec 15: Johnny Cash released the single Folsom Prison Blues in 1955 | Born To Listen

Johnny Cash Division Street Corral Concert Poster With Vintage | Lot #89132 | Heritage Auctions

On This Day: Johnny Cash Performs Live for the Final Time in 2003

John R. Cash
(born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003)


Johnny Cash is one of the
best-selling music artists of all time,
having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-
spanning music embraced
country, rock and roll, rockabilly,
blues, folk, and gospel sounds. This crossover appeal earned
him the rare honor of being inducted into the
Country Music,
Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame. His music
career was dramatized in the 2005 biopic Walk the Line
. A
trademark all-black stage wardrobe earned him the
nickname
“The Man in Black”.
 

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MAKING HISTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1945

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On August 6, 1945, the United States becomes the first and only
nation to use atomic weaponry during wartime when it dropped an
atomic bomb
on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Approximately
80,000 people were killed as a direct result of the blast, while
another 35,000 were injured. At least another 60,000 would be
dead by the end of the year from the effects of the fallout.

Though the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan marked the end
of
World War II, many historians argue that it also ignited the Cold
War
.

 

 

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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Singer Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is
95 today.


Tony Bennett has won 19
Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented in 2001) and two Primetime
Emmy Awards
, and was named an NEA Jazz Master and a
Kennedy Center Honoree. Bennett has sold over 50 million
records
worldwide.

In February 2021, it was revealed that Bennett was diagnosed
with
Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. Due to the slow progression
of his illness, he has continued to record, tour, and perform.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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Wiley Hardeman Post
(November 22, 1898 – August 15, 1935)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1927

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Charles Lindbergh takes off in the Spirit of St. Louis.

 

At 7:52 a.m., aviator Charles A. Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt
Field on Long Island,
New York, on the world’s first solo, nonstop
flight across the Atlantic Ocean and the first ever nonstop flight
between New York to Paris.

 

 

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