Monthly Archives: February 2013

It happened on this day…February 22

On this day in 1956 – Elvis Presley entered the music charts for the first time, with “Heartbreak Hotel.”

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You know I just couldn’t let this day pass without a little history! So I have pulled together ten little known facts about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. George Washington 1.           …

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It happened on this day…February 11

On this day in 1990 – South African black activist Nelson Mandela was freed after 27 years in captivity

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It happened on this day…February 10

On this day in 1933 – The first singing telegram was introduced by the Postal Telegram Company in New York.

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It happened on this day…February 9

On this day in 1964 – The Beatles made their first live American television appearance, on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” I remember sitting in front of my family’s tiny black and white TV and taking pictures of the TV screen with my … Continue reading

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It happened on this day…February 2

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 1

On this day in 2004 – Janet Jackson’s breast is exposed during the half-timeshow of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to FCC censorship guidelines.  The term “wardrobe malfunction” is born!!

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