MAY 15: The Daily Flashback

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1928: Mickey Mouse made his first ever appearance in the silent film “Plane Crazy.”
1930: Ellen Church became the first female flight attendant.
1940: McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
1941: Joe DiMaggio began his historic major league baseball hitting streak of 56 games.
1963: At the Grammy Awards, Tony Bennett’s “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” won Record of the Year, while Vaughn Meader’s The First Family won Album of the Year.
1974: Bill Wyman released his solo album, Monkey Grip, the first solo effort by a member of the Rolling Stones.
1975: Fleetwood Mac played their first concert with new members Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks at a show in El Paso, Texas.
1984: Nils Lofgren replaced “Miami” Steve Van Zant in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.
1988: The Broadway musical “Carrie” closed at Virginia Theater after just five performances.

BIRTHDAYS
1567: Claudio Monteverdi
1918: Eddy Arnold
1923: Richard Avedon
1926: Peter Shaffer
1930: Jasper Johns
1936: Wavy Gravy
1937: Trini Lopez
1938: Lenny Welch
1942: K.T. Oslin
1948: Brian Eno
1953: Mike Oldfield

DEATHS
2003: June Carter Cash

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