DYR Today, January 6

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“Born Today”

  • Nicky Romero (28)
  • Alex Turner (31)
  • Irina Shayk (31)
  • Eric Trump (33)
  • Kate Mckinnon (33)
  • Tiffany “New York” Pollard (35)
  • Eddie Redmayne (35)
  • Rinko Kikuchi (36)
  • Mike Jones (36)
  • Danny Pintauro (41)
  • Julie Chen (47)
  • Gabrielle Reece (47)
  • Ree Drummond (48)
  • Norman Reedus (48)
  • John Singleton (49)
  • Jesse Dylan (51)
  • Sharon Cuneta (51)
  • Howie Long (57)
  • Nigella Lawson (57)
  • Rowan Atkinson (62) Featured Above
  • Malcolm Young (64)
  • Syd Barrett (RIP)
  • Joan of Arc (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Louis Braille (Born: January 4, 1809 / Died: January 6, 1852)
  • Theodore Roosevelt (Born: October 27, 1858 / Died: January 6, 1919)
  • Victor Fleming (Born: February 23, 1889 / Died: January 6, 1949)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1968 – The Beatles owned the top song with “Hello Goodbye”
  • 1973 – You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon was the #1 song
  • 1976 – The album Frampton Comes Alive was released
  • 1979 – “Too Much Heaven” by the Bee Gees ruled the charts
  • 1987 – Jody Watley released the single “Looking for a New Love”
  • 1990 – The top R&B song was “Tender Love” by Babyface
  • 1990 -Phil Collins’ …But Seriously was the #1 album
  • 1996 – “One Sweet Day” ruled the charts as the #1 song

“TV/Radio”

  • 1957 – Elvis Presley made his last appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show” in New York City.
  • 1963 – “Wild Kingdom” premiered on NBC.

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  • 1968 – Dick Clark premiered his TV series “Happening ’68.” The show ran through September of 1969.
  • 1968 – The 100th episode of “I Dream of Jeannie” was aired.
  • 1974 – CBS Radio Mystery Theater debuted
  • 1975 – ABC-TV debuted “A.M. America.”
  • 1988 – A seven-fight deal was signed between Mike Tyson and HBO.
  • 1991 – The Perry Mason TV movie “The Case of the Ruthless Reporter” aired.

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1950 – The Peanuts comic began to be published in Sunday papers
  • 1999 – Bob Newhart, Alex Trebek, Dennis Franz and Buffalo Bob Smith got a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

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