THE PHILCO ‘’PREDICTA’’ FROM 1958

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THE NUMBER-ONE SONG ON THIS DATE IN 1972

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HIS FIRST SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

Del Shannon’s Runaway became number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the
spring of 1961.

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              DEL SHANNONS FINAL CONCERT
             One of the last pictures taken of Del Shannon at his final concert
             February 3, 1990 in Fargo, North Dakota. He died five days later 
             from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 55.

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IT WAS A SECRET MEETING ON THIS DATE IN 1970

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The meeting between President Nixon, left and Elvis Presley,
right, was requested by Elvis to discuss how the rock star
could help the country fight the growing drug problem. Elvis
suggested that he might be made a “Federal Agent at-large
in the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs”. The oval
office visit lasted only 30 minutes.

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Elvis Presley’s had written request for the meeting with Nixon
was made though Senator George murphy of California.

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