DYR Today, November 23

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“Born Today”

  • Miley Cyrus (23)
  • Snooki (28)
  • Lucas Grabeel (31)
  • Kelly Brook (36)
  • Allison Mosshart (37)
  • Page Kennedy (39)
  • Chris Adler (43)
  • Chris Hardwick (44)
  • Zoë Ball (45)
  • Oded Fehr (45)
  • Salli Richardson-Whitfield (48)
  • Vincent Cassel (49)
  • Robin Roberts (55)
  • Maxwell Caulfield (56)
  • Bruce Hornsby (62) Featured Above
  • Rick Bayless (62)
  • Bruce Vilanch (67)
  • Joe Eszterhas (71)
  • Robert Towne (81)
  • Boris Karloff (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Roald Dahl (Born: September 13, 1916 / Died: November 23, 1990)
  • Roy Acuff (Born: September 15, 1903 / Died: November 23, 1992)
  • Larry Hagman (Born: September 21, 1931 / Died: November 23, 2012)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1963 – Dale & Grace topped the charts with “I’m Leaving It Up to You”
  • 1964 – The Beatles released their single “I Feel Fine”
  • 1968 – Mary Hopkins topped the Adult Contemporary chart with her single “Those Were the Days”
  • 1968 – The Beatles reigned for a ninth week with their single “Hey Jude”
  • 1970 – George Harrison’s first solo single “My Sweet Lord” was released in the US
  • 1974 – Billy Swan was #1 with the single “I Can Help”
  • 1974 – It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll by Rolling Stones was the #1 album
  • 1991 – Michael Bolton was #1 with “When A Man Loves A Woman”
  • 1996 – “No Diggity” by Blackstreet remained the #1 song

“TV/Radio”

  • 1975 – “Dr. Zhivago” appeared on TV for the first time. NBC paid $4 million for the broadcast rights.
  • 1998 – CBS’s “60 Minutes” aired a tape of Jack Kevorkian giving lethal drugs in an assisted suicide of a terminally ill patient. Kevorkian was later sentenced to 25 years in prison for second-degree murder.

“Other Important Events”

  • 1963 – U.S. President Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, TX. Texas Governor John B. Connally was also seriously wounded. Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson was inaugurated as the 36th U.S. President.
  • 1984 – Fred Rogers of PBS’ “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” presented a sweater to the Smithsonian Institution.
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  • 1985 – 38,648 immigrants became citizens of the United States. It was the largest swearing-in ceremony.
  • 1986 – Mike Tyson became the youngest to wear the world heavyweight-boxing crown. He was only 20 years and 4 months old.

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