JUNE 20: The Daily Flashback

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1910: Fanny Brice debuted in the New York production of The Ziegfeld Follies.
1928: Washburn-Crosby Company merged with 26 other mills to become General Mills.
1948: Hosted by Ed Sullivan, “Toast of the Town” debuted on CBS-TV.
1950: Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
1966: The Beatles album Yesterday & Today was released by Capitol Records.
1969: Jimi Hendrix earned the largest paycheck (to that time) for a single show when he earned $125,000 for a single set at the Newport Pop Festival in California.
1972: In Money, Mississippi, the Tallahatchee Bridge collapsed.
1975: Neil Young released Tonight’s the Night.
1995: George Jones and Tammy Wynette, who divorced in 1975 after six years of marriage, released their reunion album, One, and go on tour.
2012: The film “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” had its American theatrical release.

BIRTHDAYS
1819: Jacques Offenbach
1924: Chet Atkins
1942: Brian Wilson
1945: Anne Murray
1946: Andre Watts
1947: Candy Clark
1948: Tina Sinatra
1949: Lionel Richie
1952: Gary Lucas
1953: Alan Longmuir
1954: Michael Anthony
1960: John Taylor
1971: Twiggy Ramirez

1 Comment
  1. Rudy says

    LAZY LESTER IS 85 TODAY. SHOW SOME LOVE FOR ONE OF MOST INFLUENTIAL BLUES MEN!

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