FEBRUARY 11: The Daily Flashback

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1752: The Pennsylvania Hospital opened as the first hospital in America.
1957: Patsy Cline’s “Walking After Midnight” was released.
1960: In response to censors cutting out a joke from the show previous night, Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on the “Tonight Show” with four minutes left.
1963: The Beatles recorded “Twist & Shout” and “I Saw Her Standing There.”
1964: The Beatles played their first U.S. concert at the Coliseum in Washington, DC.
1967: The Turtles’ “Happy Together” was released.
1968: The new 20,000 seat Madison Square Garden officially opened in New York. This was the fourth Garden.
1986: The single “Superbowl Shuffle” by the Chicago Bears Shufflin’ Crew was certified gold by the RIAA.
1990: Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in captivity.
2006: In Texas, U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a companion during a quail hunt.
2007: During the 49th Grammy Awards, Dixie Chicks take home a staggering five awards, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

BIRTHDAYS
1847: Thomas Edison
1908: Josh White
1935: Gene Vincent
1938: Bobby “Boris” Pickett
1941: Sergio Mendes
1942: Otis Clay
1962: Sheryl Crow
1974: D’Angelo
1971: Brandy
1981: Kelly Rowland

DEATHS
2012: Whitney Houston

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