The guy that is performing at the Plaza Live tomorrow night, Christopher Cross, is 66 today and one of my favorite singers of all time Frankie Valli is 83.
We start on this day in 1966, when The Temptations released “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg.”
It was on this day in 1971 that National Public Radio began operations, with 112 station affiliates, mostly at colleges and universities.
Paul McCartney returned to the stage here in the U.S. on this day in 1976. It had been almost 10 years since his last concert in the states, and it started in Ft. Worth, Texas for his “Wings Over America” tour.
On this day in 1982 “Chariots Of Fire” by Vangelis was the #1 song.
Dolly Parton opened her theme park, Dollywood on this day in 1986, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Talking about Texas a minute ago. It was on this day in 1991, that Texas Governor Ann Richards officially declared it ZZ Top Day.
And it was on this day in 2008, that Sean “Diddy” Combs received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is the 4th richest musician in the world with a net worth in the neighborhood of $750 million dollars.
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