"March 4" "BORN TODAY" \tCatherine O’Hara (62) \tBrooklyn Beckham (17) \tAndrea Bowen (26) \tErin Heatherton (27) \tJosh Bowman (28) \tMargo Harshman (30) \tWhitney Port (31) \tK. Michelle (32) \tDrew Houston (33) \tLandon Donovan (34) \tLen Wiseman (43) \tIvy Queen (44) \tChaz Bono (47) \tPatsy Kensit (48) \tEvan Dando (49) \tSam Taylor-Wood (49) \tJason Newsted (53) \tSteven Weber (55) \tPatricia Heaton (58) \tMykelti Williamson (59) \tEmilio Estefan Jr. (63) \tRonn Moss (64) \tCarroll Baker (67) \tJames Ellroy (68) \tPaula Prentiss (78) "DIED TODAY" Richard Manuel (Born: April 3, 1943 / Died: March 4, 1986) John Candy (Born: October 31, 1950 / Died: March 4, 1994) Glenn Hughes (Born: July 18, 1950 / Died: March 4, 2001) "MOVIES TODAY" -Check out clips in the links below - 1950 - The Scarlet Pumpernickel https://youtu.be/aV1M744Vfss 1970 - Loving 1980 - "Coal Miner's Daughter" 1983 - Baby It's You 1983 - My Tutor 1988 - Moving 1994 - Greedy https://youtu.be/LjAGMVR_4ck 1994 - The Chase 1994 - Angie "MUSIC TODAY" 1959 - Peter Gunn by Henry Mancini won Album of the Year at the first Grammy Awards. "Volare" by Domenico Modugno took Record of the Year honors. 1963 - The Beach Boys released the single "Surfin' U.S.A." 1967 - It was Monkees Mania as the group had dominated the Album chart for 17 weeks, 13 with their self-titled debut and now four with More of the Monkees. 1967 - Merle Haggard goes to #1 on the Billboard chart for the first time with "The Fugitive" https://youtu.be/5HL7ne4G2f0 1972 - We loved the new sound of Don McLean; his American Pie topped the Album chart for the seventh week. https://youtu.be/5HL7ne4G2f0 1972 -"Without You" by Nilsson led the way for the fourth week on the Adult chart. 1974 - Joni Mitchell released the single "Help Me". 1974 - Marvin Hamlisch released the single from the all-time classic movie The Sting--"The Entertainer". 1976 - Hall & Oates recorded "Rich Girl". 1977 - The Rolling Stones recorded the album Love You Live on March 4 and 5 in two unannounced dates at the El Mocambo Tavern in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. photo: fanart.tv 1978 - For a fifth week, "(What A) Wonderful World" by Art Garfunkel, James Taylor and Paul Simon was the #1 Adult song. 1978 - England Dan & John Ford Coley moved from 70 to 50 with "We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again". 1978 - Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson park themselves at #1 in Billboard, where they stay for four weeks, with "Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys" 1978 - Andy Gibb and the Bee Gees swapped places with "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" taking over for "Stayin' Alive" at #1, the only time in the Rock Era that one brother has taken over at #1 from another. https://youtu.be/VHLnJNku710 1986 - Howard Greenfield, songwriter who teamed with Neil Sedaka to write "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" and "Calendar Girl", wrote "Crying In The Rain" with Carole King, and also composed the theme to the popular television show Bewitched, died of complications from AIDS in Los Angeles at age 49. 1989 - "The Living Years" by Mike + the Mechanics was the #1 Adult Contemporary song for the third consecutive week. 1989 - Eighteen year-old Debbie Gibson moved into the top spot overall with "Lost In Your Eyes". Sheena Easton was next with "The Lover In Me", former #1 "Straight Up" finally relinquished its spot after three weeks and Mike & the Mechanics moved from 9 to 4 with "The Living Years". https://youtu.be/r3mSb6IGCZw 1994 - "Reba McEntire's Greatest Hits" becomes the singer's fifth double-platinum album 1995 - "Candy Rain" by Soul for Real topped the R&B chart. 1995 - Garth Brooks was as hot as anyone in the world and nearly as hot as anyone has ever been--his new compilation The Hits topped the Album chart for an eighth week 1997 - Savage Garden released their great self-titled debut album. "TV/RADIO TODAY" 1956 - Walt Disney appears on The Ed Sullivan Show. Walt presents a Look Magazine Award to actor Fess Parker for his Davy Crockett role. 1960 - The ABC-TV series Walt Disney Presents airs the episode "Texas John Slaughter: Geronimo's Revenge." 1962 - The NBC-TV series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color airs "Carnival Time." 1964 - The Rolling Stones performed the Buddy Holly song "Not Fade Away" on Top of the Pops on BBC-TV. 1977 - Man from Atlantis airs its first episode on NBC https://youtu.be/kX1hVI9e728 1979 - The Wonderful World of Disney airs the 2-hour "Never A Dull Moment." 1995 - 40 Years of Adventure, a one-hour syndicated television special commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Disneyland and the opening of the Indiana Jones Adventure attraction, airs 2000 - ABC-TV airs Mickey Mouse Works. The program features the Donald Duck shorts "Donald's Halloween Scare," & "Donald's Lighthouse," and "How to Take Care of Your Yard" - featuring Goofy. "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS" 1743 - Swiss author Johann Wyss is born. His 1812 novel "The Swiss Family Robinson" was brought to the big screen by Disney as Swiss Family Robinson in 1960. https://youtu.be/B2b9MQ7vGL4 1937 - Disney's short The Country Cousin wins an Oscar (Short Subjects, Cartoon) at the 9th Annual Academy Awards (held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles). Released in October 1936, The Country Cousin tells the story of a country mouse who moves to the big city to live with his cousin mouse. 1943 - Disney's Der Fuehrer's Face wins an Oscar (Short Subjects, Cartoon) at the 15th Academy Awards (held at the Coconut Grove of the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles). 1955 - Walt Disney, along with cartoons of Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck, grace the cover of this week's issue of TV-Radio Life (a regional magazine featuring news about television stars & programs, and local TV listings). 1959 - The very first Grammy Awards are held in New York City, and the winners, to no one's surprise, have nothing to do with rock and roll, or, sometimes, even the categories they were nominated in: for some reason, the Champs' "Tequila" wins Best R&B Song, but Record of the Year goes to "Volare" by Domenico Modugno, while Henry Mancini's Peter Gunn soundtrack LP wins Album of the Year. 1968 - Eddie Kendricks and Otis Williams of the Temptations were involved in a serious car crash that sent both to a hospital in Somerset, Pennsylvania. 1975 - Mac Davis wins Favorite Male Musical Performer and Olivia Newton-John the female honor in the first People's Choice Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Other winners: The Osmonds, Barbra Streisand, John Wayne and Mary Tyler Moore 1979 - Randy Jackson of the Jackson Five broke both legs in a car accident, then almost died in the hospital emergency room when a nurse inadvertently injected him with methadone. 1980 - Disney releases its very first video tapes to the home VHS market. 1989 - Time Inc. and Warner Communications merge into Time Warner, creating the world's largest media company 1993 - Patti Labelle was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 1999 - In New York City, Sotheby's holds an auction for "The Art of Disney's Mulan."