1966: Lou Christie hits #1 with Lightnin’ Strikes.
1965: The Beatles record You’re Going To Lose That Girl
1956: A riot breaks out while Elvis Presley performs in Tampa, Florida when he proclaims to the audience, “Girls, I’ll see you backstage.” He was chased into his dressing room where they tore off all of his clothes and his shoes.
1940: Smokey Robinson (William Robinson Jr.) is born. Shop Around, Mickey’s Monkey, Tracks Of My Tears and Tears Of A Clown are some of his biggest hits.
1878: Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.
Songs of The Day:
Lightnin’ Strikes (Lou Christie); You’re Gonna Lose That Girl (The Beatles); Shop Around (Smokey & The Miracles); Mickey’s Monkey (Smokey & The Miracles): Tracks Of My Tears (Smokey & The Miracles); Tears Of A Clown (Smokey & The Miracles)