MARCH 25: The Daily Flashback

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1900: The U.S. Socialist Party was formed in Indianapolis.
1954: RCA began mass production of its first color TV set.
1958: Ray Charles recorded “Georgia On My Mind.”
1960: Roy Orbison recorded “Only the Lonely.”
1967: The Who made their U.S. concert debut at the RKO 58th Street Theater in New York City.
1968: The 58th and final episode of “The Monkees” TV show was aired.
1969: In Copenhagen, Denmark, Judy Garland played her last concert.
1970: The Concorde made its first supersonic flight.
1971: The Boston Patriots became the New England Patriots.
1972: America’s first single, “A Horse With No Name,” rode to No. 1 on the Hot 100.
1975: The Jimi Hendrix live album Band of Gypsys was released.

1982: Wayne Gretzky became the first player in the NHL to score 200 points in a season.
1985: Prince won the Oscar for Best Original Score for the soundtrack for the movie “Purple Rain.”
1995: Mike Tyson was released from jail after serving 3 years.
2001: Bob Dylan won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Things Have Changed” from the movie “Wonder Boys.”
2015: It was announced that Zayn Malik was leaving One Direction and that the group would continue as a four-piece.

BIRTHDAYS
1867: Arturo Toscanini
1881: Bela Bartok
1925: Flannery O’Connor
1934: Gloria Steinem
1935: Johnny Burnette
1938: Hoyt Axton
1942: Aretha Franklin
1947: Elton John
1966: Jeff Healey
1975: Juvenile
1084: Katharine McPhee

DEATHS
1918: Claude Debussy
2006: Buck Owens
2009: Dan Seals

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