DYR Today, October 3

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“Born Today”

  • A$AP Rocky (27)
  • Alicia Vikander (27)
  • Zuleyka Rivera (28)
  • Ashlee Simpson (31)
  • Erik von Detten (33)
  • Seth Gabel (34)
  • John Morrison (36)
  • Shannyn Sossamon (37)
  • Jake Shears (37)
  • Sean William Scott (39)
  • Alanna Ubach (40)
  • India Arie (40)
  • Neve Campbell (42)
  • Lena Headey (42)
  • Kevin Richardson (44)
  • Jimmy Ray (45)
  • Janel Moloney (46)
  • Gwen Stefani (46)
  • Clive Owen (51)
  • Tommy Lee (53)
  • Jack Wagner (56)
  • Al Sharpton (61)
  • Keb’ Mo’ (64)
  • Joey Arias (66)
  • Lindsey Buckingham (66)
  • Roy Horn (71)
  • Chubby Checker (74)
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Woody Guthrie (Born: July 14, 1912 / Died: October 3, 1967)
  • Bruce Paltrow (Born: November 26, 1943 / Died: October 3, 2002)
  • Janet Leigh (Born: July 6, 1927 / Died: October 3, 2004)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1950 – Hank Snow’s “I’m Moving On” was the #1 Country song
  • 1960 – Ike & Tina Turner performed on American Bandstand
  • 1966 – Merle Haggard’s Swinging Doors was released on this date
  • 1970 – Diana Ross’s “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart
  • 1970 – On the Adult Contemporary chart, Anne Murray’s “Snowbird” was #1
  • 1981 – Christopher Cross’s “Arthur’s Theme” was the #1 Adult Contemporary song
  • 1983 – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson released “Say, Say, Say”

https://youtu.be/QC2Grms55Fw

  • 1987 – Michael Jackson’s Bad was the #1 album on the R&B chart
  • 1987 – Erasure’s “Victim of Love (Remix) was the #1 Dance/Electronic song

“TV/Radio”

  • 1954 – Father Knows Best premiered on CBS
  • 1955 – Captain Kangaroo premiered on CBS
  • 1955 – The Mickey Mouse Club debuted
  • 1960 – The Andy Griffith Show premiered on CBS

https://youtu.be/Lli9ABUFZCU

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  • 1961 – The Dick Van Dyke Show premiered on CBS (Featured Above)
  • 1961 – CBS also aired Mr. Ed this year

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1984 – A government shutdown occurred on this date lasting one day

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