It happened on this day…February 9th

On this day in 1964 – The Beatles made their first live American television appearance, on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Personal Note: I remember watching this first appearance on my family’s tiny black & white T.V. and taking pictures of the screen with my Brownie camera.

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It happened on this day…February 8th

On this day in 1969 – The last issue of the “Saturday Evening Post” was published; it started in 1821.

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It happened on this day…February 4th

On this day in 1974 – The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst in Berkeley, California.

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It happened on this day…February 3rd

On this day in 1959 – A plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa kills Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and Roger Peterson also known as The Day the Music Died.

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It happened on this day…February 2nd

On this day in 1940 – Frank Sinatra debuts with the Tommy Dorsey orchestra.  The rest is history….

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It happened on this day…February 1st

On this day in 2004 – Janet Jackson exposes her breast on American television during the half-time show of the Super Bowl.  Can you say “wardrobe malfunction”?

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It happened on this day…January 1st

1.1On this day in 1937 – At a party at the Hormel Mansion in Minnesota, a guest won $100 for naming a new canned meat — Spam.

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