FEBRUARY 5: The Daily Flashback
Photograph of Al Kooper by Andrzej Pilarczyk
1861: Samuel Goodale patented the moving picture peep show machine.
1940: Glenn Miller and his band recorded “Tuxedo Junction.”
1953: The Walt Disney’s film “Peter Pan” opened at the Roxy Theatre in New York City.
1957: Bill Haley arrived in London for his first British tour. He was the first American rock star to tour there and was met by about 4,000 fans at Heathrow Airport.
1962: Ringo Starr played his first performance with The Beatles at Liverpool’s Cavern Club.
1981: Joni Mitchell was inducted into Canada’s Juno Hall of Fame.
2018: Paul Simon announced his final tour, the Homeward Bound Tour.
1914: William Burroughs
1919: Red Buttons
1929: Hal Blaine
1933: Claude King
1934: Hank Aaron
1940: H.R. Giger
1941: Barrett Strong
1942: Cory Wells
1944: Al Kooper
1946: Charlotte Rampling
1948: Christopher Guest
1949: Nigel Olsson
1964: Duff McKagan
1968: Chris Barron
1969: Bobby Brown
1971: Sara Evans