DYR Today, January 25

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“Born Today”

  • Michael Trevino (32)
  • Alicia Keys (36)
  • Charlie Bewley (36)
  • Michelle McCool (37)
  • Christine Lakin (38)
  • Princess Charlene of Monaco (39)
  • Mia Kirshner (42)
  • Dat Phan (42)
  • China Kantner (46)
  • Marcus Samuelsson (46)
  • Ana Ortiz (46)
  • Dinah Manoff (59)
  • Jenifer Lewis (60)
  • The Honky Tonk Man (64) Featured Above
  • Leiji Matsumoto (79)
  • Etta James (RIP)
  • Virginia Woolf (RIP)
  • Robert Burns (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Al Capone (Born: January 17, 1899 / Died: January 25, 1947)
  • Ava Gardner (Born: December 24, 1922 / Died: January 25, 1990)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1964 – The Adult Contemporary chart and the Billboard 100 was ruled by the single “There! I’ve Said it Again”
  • 1969 – Marvin Gaye was #1 yet again with “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”
  • 1969 – Sammy Davis, Jr with The Mike Curb Congregation had the #1 Adult Contemporary single: “I’ve Gotta Be Me”
  • 1975 – Carpenters had the #1 song on The Hot 100 with “Please Mr. Postman”
  • 1975 – Donny & Marie Osmond held the top song on the Adult chart with “Morning Side of the Mountain”
  • 1986 – The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand was #1 on the Billboard 200
  • 1986 – “That’s What Friends Are For” by Dionne was the #1 song
  • 1987 – Neil Diamond sung the National Anthem at the Super Bowl XXI
  • 1992 – A new single was #1 on the charts: “All 4 Love” by Color Me Badd
  • 1992 – For his second week, Garth Brooks had the #1 album with Ropin the Wind
  • 1997 – Toni Braxton continued to rule the Billboard 100 with her single “Un-Break My Heart”
  • 1997 – No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom continued to be the #1 album

“TV/Radio”

  • 1949 – The first Emmy Awards were held and presented at the Hollywood Athletic Club
  • 1961 – The first live televised presidential news conference is held with President John F. Kennedy
  • 1982 – ABC aired the ninth American Music Awards

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1881 – The Oriental Telephone Company was established
  • 1924 – The first Winter Olympic games opened in Chamonix
  • 1971 – Charles Manson was convicted for the deaths of Tate/LaBianca
  • 1980 – Singer Paul McCartney was deported from Japan

What do you think?