DYR Today, October 18

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“Born Today”

  • Tyler Posey (25)
  • Bristol Palin (26)
  • Carly Schroeder (26)
  • Zac Efron (29)
  • Freida Pinto (32)
  • Esperanza Spalding (32)
  • Lindsay Vonn (32)
  • Josh Gracin (36)
  • Ne-Yo (37)
  • Mike Tindall (38)
  • Joy Bryant (42)
  • Curtis Stigers (51)
  • Vincent Spano (54)
  • Wynton Marsalis (55)
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme (56)
  • Erin Moran (56) Featured Above
  • Martina Navratilova (60)
  • Arliss Howard (62)
  • Chuck Lorre (64)
  • Pam Dawber (65)
  • Terry McMillan (65)
  • Mike Ditka (77)
  • Dawn Wells (78)
  • Chuck Berry (90)
  • Peter Boyle (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Thomas Edison (Born: February 11, 1847 / Died: October 18, 1931)
  • Lois Kibbee (Born: July 13, 1922 / Died: October 18, 1993)
  • Nancy Dickerson (Born: January 19, 1927 / Died: October 18, 1997)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1967 – Ode to Billie Joe was the #1 Country album
  • 1969 – “I Can’t Get Next to You” by The Temptations was the #1 song
  • 1969 – The #1 Adult Contemporary song was “Is That All There Is” by Peggy Lee
  • 1975 – Olivia Newton-John’s “Something Better to Do” was the #1 Adult Contemporary song
  • 1980 – Barbra Streisand’s “Woman in Love” remained the #1 Adult Contemporary song
  • 1986 – Huey Lewis & the News’ Fore! was the #1 album
  • 1986 – Tanya Tucker’s “Just Another Love” was the #1 Country song
  • 1986 – Janet Jackson’s “When I Think of You” was the #1 song
  • 1988 – Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 was released on this date

“TV/Radio”

  • 1975 – Simon and Garfunkel reunited and performed on SNL

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1981 – The film adaptation West Side Story was released

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