It happened on this day…April 18th

On this day in 1775 – American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel Prescott rode though the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that “the Regulars are coming out.” Later, the phrase “the British are coming” was attributed to Revere.

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It happened on this day…April 17th

On this day in 1964 – The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model.

 

Personal Note: Look at the price in the magazine ad: $2368 f.o.b. Detroit

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It happened on this day…April 16th

On this day in 1973 - Former Beatle, Paul McCartney, leading the group, Wings, starred in his first TV special titled, James Paul McCartney. The show featured the new group, including Paul’s wife, Linda (on keyboards and backing vocals).

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It happened on this day…April 15th

On this day in 1990 – “In Living Color” premieres on FOX-TV

The Wayans Brothers, Jim Carrey, David Alan Grier, Fly Girl Jennifer Lopez…..

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It happened on this day…April 14th

On this day in 1980 - 1st Cubans of the Mariel boatlift sail to Florida

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It happened on this day…April 13th

On this day in 1965 - The Beatles recorded “Help” - the song — during a four-hour session that started around 7 p.m. at Abbey Road Studio Two in London. It was the title track of the band’s fifth album and second film.

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It happened on this day…April 12th

On this day in 1963 - Beatles “From Me to You” is released in UK;

On this day in 1969 - Simon & Garfunkel releases “Boxer”

On this day in 1975 - Linda Ronstadt releases “When Will I Be Loved”

On this day in 1954 - Bill Haley & Comets records “Rock Around Clock”

1954 - Joe Turner releases “Shake, Rattle & Roll”

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