The sun sets on every day alike, yet some days contain memories and events more lasting than others. Here are a handful of such dates from years gone by. Okay, that might be a little much, I’ll give ya that.
– In 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” opened in theaters, starring Judy Garland as Dorothy.
– In 1962, Little Eva hit #1 with “The Loco-Motion“.
– In 1970, Elton John played his first U.S. show at the famous Troubadour Club in Los Angeles.
– In 1975, Bruce Springsteen released his third album “Born to Run“, with “Thunder Road“, “She’s the One“, and “Jungleland“.
– In 1976, Boston released their self-titled album . . . featuring their smash hits “More Than a Feeling“, “Peace of Mind“ and “Foreplay/Long Time“. It was one of the best-selling debut albums of all time.
– In 1986, Paul Simon released “Graceland“.
– In 1994, Jimmy Buffett’s plane flipped after taking off in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He swam to safety, rolled a joint, had some Boat Drinks and was good to go!
– In 1994, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page reunited in a London studio to record their MTV “Unplugged” show, which they oh so cleverly called, “Unledded“.