"February 25" "BORN TODAY" \tTea Leoni (50) \tIsabelle Fuhrman (19) \tOliver & James Phelps (30) \tLovefoxxx (32) \tKimberly Caldwell (34) \tRashida Jones (40) \tChelsea Handler (41) \tJulio Iglesias Jr. (43) \tAnson Mount (43) \tSean Astin (45) \tKaskade (45) \tDaniel Powter (45) \tAlexis Denisof (50) \tNancy O’Dell (50) \tAlexis Denisof (50) \tCarrot Top (51) \tVeronica Webb (51) \tLee Evans (52) \tNeil Jordan (66) \tRic Flair (67) \tJack Handey (67) \tKaren Grassle (74) \tSally Jessy Raphael (81) "DIED TODAY" \tToy Caldwell (Born: November 13, 1947 / Died: February 25, 1993) \tJohn Griggs (Born: September 8, 1908 / Died: February 25, 1967) \tTennessee Williams (Born: March 26, 1911 / Died: February 25, 1983) "MOVIES TODAY" -Check out the trailers in the links below - \t1938 - Boat Builders \t1965 - The Lone Ranger \t1972 - Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues \t1977 - Slap Shot \t1977 - Tentacles (Italian title: Tentacoli) \t1994 - Sugar Hill \t1994 – 8 Seconds \t2000 - Reindeer Games "MUSIC TODAY" \t1956 - One of the great R&B records of all-time--"The Great Pretender" by the Platters, remained at #1 for the eighth week on that chart. photo: beatleswikia.com \t1957 - Buddy Holly and the Crickets re-recorded "That'll Be the Day" with producer Norman Petty at Petty's studio in Clovis, New Mexico. A previous version was recorded July 22, 1956 (released as the "B" side to the single "Rock Around With Ollie Vee") but this new one was the one they would release as their first single. \t1964 - The Beatles recorded their next single "Can't Buy Me Love", as well as the flip side--"You Can't Do That" and began working on 'And I Love Her" and "I Should Have Known Better" at Abbey Road Studios in London. \t1965 - The Seekers reached #1 in the U.K. with "I'll Never Find Another You". \t1967 - The Monkees' second album, More of the Monkees, was starting out just as their self-titled debut album had, as for the third week, it was #1. \t1971 - One of the hottest new songs on this date was "A Horse With No Name", the first career hit for America. It moved from #84 to #47. \t1974 - Grand Funk released their version of "The Loco-motion". \t1978 - The great soul song "It's You That I Need" from Enchantment was #1 on the R&B chart. \t1978 - Eddie Money first appeared on the charts with his first single--"Baby Hold On". \t1978 - Jefferson Starship declared Earth Day! with the release of their new album Earth. \t1978 - Paul Simon, James Taylor & Art Garfunkel remained in the top spot on the Adult chart with "(What A) Wonderful World". \t1978 - The album that knocked Fleetwood Mac's Rumours out of #1 after a then-record 31 weeks--the Soundtrack to "Saturday Night Fever" remained at #1 for a sixth week. \t1978 - The Bee Gees remained at #1 with "Stayin' Alive" for the fourth week. They owned three of the Top 10 songs, a feat only accomplished by two other acts in the Rock Era--the Beatles in 1961 and Adele in 2012.https://www.youtube.com/watch?voQwNN-0AgWc \t1981 - Christopher Cross won Grammy Awards for Album of the Year and Record of the Year for "Sailing" and Best New Artist at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. \t1981 - Bob Seger won Best Rock Male Performance at the Grammys for his Against the Wind album. \t1981 - Pat Benatar won Best Rock Female Performance with her album Crimes of Passion. \t1984 - A new rock & roll band from New Jersey first appeared on the charts as their debut single "Runaway" was first heard on radio. They would become quite well known to us as Bon Jovi. \t1984 - Christopher Cross held on to #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart for the fourth consecutive week with "Think Of Laura". \t1984 - Van Halen landed the new #1 song with "Jump", knocking Culture Club's "Karma Chameleon" out of the top spot.https://youtu.be/5EqWN4fT79s \t1984 - Thriller by Michael Jackson was the #1 album for the 30th week. 1985 - Sade released the single "Smooth Operator". \t1985 - Madonna released the single "Crazy for You". \t1989 - Listeners chose Bobby Brown to have the #1 album with Don't Be Cruel. \t1989 - "The Living Years" was the new #1 song on the Adult Contemporary chart for Mike + the Mechanics. \t1989 - Paula Abdul held on to #1 with "Straight Up" for the third week. \t1995 - Frank Sinatra sang before a live audience for the final time at a private party for 1,200 guests on the closing night of the Frank Sinatra Desert Classic golf tournament. His final song was "The Best Is Yet To Come". \t1995 - "Baby" by Brandy topped the R&B chart for a third week. \t1995 - The Hits by Garth Brooks was #1 on the Album chart for the seventh week \t1995 - Madonna had her 11th #1 song with "Take a Bow". \t1998 - Bob Dylan won three Grammy awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, including Album of the Year for Time Out of Mind. \t1998 - Bo Diddley received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys. \t1998 - Roy Orbison also received the Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously from the Grammys. You were 10 years late, Grammys. "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1962 - The NBC-TV series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color airs part 2 of "Comancho." \t1965 - The Rolling Stones performed "The Last Time" on the BBC television show Ready! Steady! Go! 1965 - Jonny Quest "Terror Island" airs. Dr. Quest is kidnapped by a rival scientist who needs help with his experiments to create giant (crab, spider, and lizard) creatures at a secret laboratory compound in Hong Kong. \t1977 – Wendy Holcombe, a banjo picker from Alabaster, Alabama, sings and plays on episode 30 of The New Mickey Mouse Club. Tracy Xepoleas and Jimmy Pastrone, an acrobatic dance team from Livermore, California, are also featured. Max Hare and Toby Tortoise star in the classic Silly Symphony cartoon The Tortoise and the Hare. \t1981 - Walt Disney Productions and CBS agree to move Disney's long-running show to CBS-TV. photo: themindreels.com \t1987 - Frank Sinatra guest starred on Magnum P.I. on CBS-TV. \t1988 - NBC-TV airs the musical special Totally Minnie. Hosted by Suzanne Somers, it is the first film to feature Minnie Mouse (voiced by Russi Taylor) in a lead role. \t1995 - Spider-Man: "The Menace of Mysterio" airs on Fox Network’s “Fox Kids". J. Jonah Jameson and many others believe that Spider-Man is responsible for robberies that have been happening recently. Peter thus decides to search for clues to prove that these robberies were caused by a Spider-Man imposter. He teams up with Detective Lt. Terry Lee in search for clues and confronts Mysterio, a self proclaimed master of the mystic arts. Based on Amazing Spider-Man #13 \t2001 - Disney launches their new "Magic Happens" advertisement campaign during ABC-TV's Wonderful World of Disney. The corporate image campaign features something rarely seen in the advertising business; a richly detailed 90-second commercial. "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1939 - One of the most prominent and influential architects of the first half of 20th century, Frank Lloyd Wright visits the Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue in Hollywood for an informal discussion with Walt's staff. \t1956 - Disney's Mouseketeers perform live in Yuba City, California. The show, held at the Yuba City High School, is a late Christmas gift for the town's children whose Christmas had been ruined by a devastating flood last December 24. \t1961 - "Elvis Presley Day" was declared in Memphis and Governor Buford Ellington also proclaimed it "Elvis Presley Day" in the state of Tennessee as Elvis performed for the first time since being honorably discharged from the United States Army. A luncheon was given in Presley's honor, and Presley performed two charity shows at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis. \t1963 - Academy Award nominations are announced with Disney receiving 3. Winners will be announced April 8. \tBon Voyage - Best Sound & Best Costume Design \tSymposium on Popular Songs - Best Short Subjects, Cartoons photo: marypoppins.co.uk \t1965 - Disney's Mary Poppins is nominated for an amazing 13 Academy Awards! The 37th Academy Awards will be held April 5. \tBest Picture (a first for a Disney film) \tBest Actress in a Leading Role (Julie Andrews) \tBest Director (Robert Stevenson) \tBest Adapted Screenplay (Bill Walsh and Don DaGradi) \tBest Cinematography, Color \tBest Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color \tBest Sound \tBest Film Editing (Cotton Warburton) \tBest Music, Music Score - Substantially Original (Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman) \tBest Music, Scoring of Music, Adaptation or Treatment (Irwin Kostal) \tBest Music, Original Song ("Chim Chim Cher-ee" by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman) \tBest Costume Design, Color \tBest Effects, Special Visual Effects (Peter Ellenshaw, Hamilton Luske & Eustace Lycett) \t1980 - The 1979 Disney sci-fi feature The Black Hole is nominated for 2 Academy Awards - Best Cinematography and Best Effects, Visual Effects. Winners will be announced April 14. \t1991 - The Bearly Asleep shop, located in Disney World's Frontierland, closes 1992 - Jimi Hendrix was posthumously honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys. \t1992 - James Brown received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Grammys. \t1999 - Disney's Mulan wins "Best Children's Movie" at the 22nd Annual International Angel Awards.