DYR Today, January 3

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“Born Today”

  • Alex D. Linz (28)
  • Lloyd (31)
  • Nash Overstreet (31)
  • Nicole Beharie (32)
  • Asa Akira (32)
  • Eli Manning (36)
  • Kimberly Locke (39)
  • Thomas Bangalter (42)
  • Jason Marsden (42)
  • Danica McKellar (42)
  • Mimi Faust (47)
  • Mel Gibson (61)
  • Victoria Principle (66)
  • John Paul Jones (71)
  • Cissy King (71)
  • Stephen Stills (72) Featured Above
  • Dabney Coleman (85)

“Died Today”

  • Amos Milburn (Born: April 1, 1927 / Died: January 3, 1980)
  • Pat Hingle (Born: July 19, 1924 / Died: January 3, 2009)
  • Edward Brooke (October 26, 1919 / Died: January 3, 2015)

“Music”

  • 1970 – “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” was the #1 song
  • 1976 – “Saturday Night” by Bay City Rollers was the top song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBn2ux5vRHk

  • 1981 – “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon was the #1 song
  • 1984 – The band Huey Lewis and the News released the single “I Want a New Drug”
  • 1987 – Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • 1987 – Billy Ocean’s “Love Is Forever” was the #1 Adult contemporary song
  • 1987 – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 1975-1985 held the spot for #1 album
  • 1987 – Bangles had the top song with “Walk Like an Egyptian”

“TV/Radio”

  • 1949 – “Colgate Theater” debuted.
  • 1951 – NBC-TV debuted “Dragnet.”
  • 1979 – The 100th episode of “The Jeffersons” aired.
  • 1984 – ABC aired the 100th episode of “Hart to Hart.”
  • 1984 – NBC aired the first episode of “Riptide.”
  • 1993 – The first episode of “Star Trek – Deep Space Nine” aired.
  • 1997 – Bryant Gumbel signed off for the last time as host of NBC’s “Today” show.

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1957 – The Hamilton Watch Company debuted the first electronic wristwatch
  • 1959 – Alaska becomes the 49th state of the USA
  • 1977 – Apple Inc was incorporated

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