MUSICAL FILM PREMIERED IN NEW YORK ON THIS DATE IN 1965

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Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s musical film The Sound of Music was directed by Robert Wise and starred Julie Andrews (above) and Christopher
Plummer. It won a total of five Academy Awards including Best Picture in 1965
and is one of the most popular musicals ever produced. The cast album was
nominated for a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The film ultimately
grossed over $158 million at the U.S. and Canada box office, and displaced
Gone With the Wind as the all-time champion.

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Christopher Plummer from The Sound of Music 

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ROBERTA FLACK TURNED 74 TODAY

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Roberta Flack  is a singer, songwriter, and musician who is notable for her jazz,
soul, and folk music. Flack is best known for her Hot 100 #1 , Grammy Award
winning singles The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (1972) and Killing Me
Softly With His Song (1973). Roberta and U2 are the only artists to win the 
award in back-to-back years.

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