Admit it You Wanted a Pair

In 1984 the athletic shoe maker Nike ruffles some feathers as it begins airing a TV commercial featuring The Beatles' “Revolution” as its soundtrack.

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Today would have been Howard Cosell's Birthday(97)

Dick Endberg once said: "When the complete book on sportscasting in the 20th century is composed, Howard Cosell has earned the longest chapter.  His influence in sportscasting has been profound."  Read more...

Rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley drafted today in 1957 while spending Christmas at Graceland, shipped to Germany

 On March 24, 1958, Elvis reported to Local draft Board 86 to begin his service in the United States Army. The enlistment process turned into a media circus, instigated no doubt by Colonel Parker. Dozens of reporters and photographers as well as a film crew were there to document the historic event. Flash bulbs popped constantly as Elvis went from station to station. He was asked questions, examined, tested, issued his equipment, and designated his serial number-53310761. He then boarded a bus for Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, to continue the processing. Read more...

Let The Good Times Roll, Let Them Knock you Around!

The Cars' very tall leader sang, played guitar and co-wrote such hits as "Just What I Needed," "My Best Friend's Girl" and "Shake It Up." Since the Boston group broke up, he's produced a number of artists, recorded solo and worked as a record company executive. He wasn't part of the Todd Rundgren-fronted New Cars, but returned to the band for a 2011 reunion. He's married to the model Paulina Porizkova. Read more...

And So It Began for the Beatles in 1963

The Beatles' first album, Please Please Me, is released (1963) in Great Britain on the Parlophone label. The first side consists of the title song, "I Saw Her Standing There," "Misery," "Anna (Go to Him)," "Chains," "Boys" and "Ask Me Why." "Love Me Do" leads off side two, followed by "P-S I Love You," "Do You Want to Know a Secret," "A Taste of Honey," "There's a Place" and "Twist and Shout." Read more...

Eddie Money (Mahoney) - 66 years old

The native New Yorker (and onetime cop) broke through in the late '70s singing "Baby Hold On" and “Two Tickets to Paradise.” Eight years later, he and Ronnie Spector teamed up on "Take Me Home Tonight." Eddie will open DTE on May 22nd. Read more...

Carl Palmer - 65 years old

The British drummer has played in Asia, Carl Palmer Band, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Atomic Rooster and The Crazy World of Arthur Brown. The man can play!  Dude, you need a bigger kit!  Read more...

Are You Experienced? by The Jimi Hendrix Experience is certified gold in 1968

Are You Experienced is the debut studio album by the rock band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Released in 1967, the LP was an immediate critical and commercial success, and it is widely regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music. The album features Jimi Hendrix's innovative approach to songwriting and electric guitar playing which soon established a new direction in Read more...

The Beatles Feel Lucky With #13

"Penny Lane" becomes The Beatles' 13th number-one hit in America. The year was 1967

 
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