NOVEMBER 16: The Daily Flashback
1915: Coca-Cola had its prototype for a contoured bottle patented. The bottle made its commercial debut the next year.
1952: In the Peanuts comic strip, Lucy first held a football for Charlie Brown.
1957: The Cleveland Brown’s Jim Brown set an NFL season rushing record of 1163 yards after only eight games.
1959: The musical The Sound of Music opened on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
1960: Patsy Cline recorded “I Fall to Pieces.”
1963: Nino Tempo & April Stevens’ “Deep Purple” hits No. 1.
1973: Carrying a crew of three astronauts, Skylab 3 was launched from Cape Canaveral on an 84-day mission.
1985: “We Built This City” by Starship hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1988: Stan Love, former Beach Boys manager and the brother of lead singer Mike Love, was sentenced to five years probation for embezzling more than $300,000 from the band.
1996: The Beatles became the first act with three No. 1 albums in the same year in America when their Anthology 3 compilation goes to the top.
2001: The movie “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” opened.
2008: MTV’s “Total Request Live” ended after 10 seasons with a special three-hour finale featuring Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Eminem and Britney Spears.
2010: For the first time, The Beatles’ music is made available for digital download, as iTunes adds most of their catalog.
1908: Burgess Meredith
1931: Hubert Sumlin
1933: Garnet Mimms
1941: Dan Penn
1948: Chi Coltrane
1964: Diana Krall
1977: Maggie Gyllenhaal
1980: O.V. Wright
1994: Dino Valenti
1998: J.D. Sumner