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Nostalgia

The dedication ceremony for the new Winchester Cathedral is carried out in Winchester, Hampshire, England, UK, by Bishop Walkelin, the first Norman bishop of Winchester. There had been an earlier cathedral in Winchester since 642AD, but it is the new cathedral which will inspire the 1966 international hit single Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band.
Finchley and Hendon station is opened by the Great Northern Railway in the Church End area of Finchley, North London, UK. It will be renamed several times before becoming Finchley Central on April 1 1940, under which name it will inspire the 1966 hit single, Finchley Central by The New Vaudeville Band.
The earliest known mention of the Hollywood Sign (originally reading Hollywoodland) in Los Angeles, California, USA, appears in the local newspaper Holly Leaves. The article, reports that the soon to be built Mulholland Highway will extend "…from the western end of the (Griffith Park) road, under the electric sign of Hollywoodland, around Lake Hollywood and across the dam." The sign will inspire lyrics in numerous songs including Hollywood Sign by Peter Sarstedt, Feelin' Alive by The Jonas Brothers (2010) and Party In The USA by Miley Cyrus (2009).
Raul de Ramon is born in Santiago, Chile, South America. He will find fame as a musician and folklorist and songwriter. His best-known songs are perhaps The Curanto, Nostalgia Colchaguina, Camino de Soledad, Rosa Colorada, Cancion de la Caballeria and El Amor del Arriero.
The Roy Eldridge Quintet/Sextet records Echoes Of Harlem, School Days, Saturday Night Fish Fry and The Heat's On for EmArcy/Metronome Records in Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Jazz clarinettist Buddy DeFranco And His Orchestra record King Philip Stomp, Rumpus Room, I'm Stepping Out With A Memory and Polka Dots And Moonbeams, for MGM Records in New York City, USA.
The Bing Crosby Show, on the CBS Radio Network in the USA, features Crosby performing Them There Eyes, Quizas, quizas, quizas, Play ball, Mocking Bird Hill and Any Town Is Paris When You're Young. Additionally, Bing and Gary Crosby duet on the songs When You And I Were Young, Maggie Blues and Moonlight Bay.
Johnny Contardo, vocalist of Sha Na Na is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
David Rose And His Orchestra, with Woody Herman on alto sax, records On A Little Country Road In Switzerland, Harlem Nocturne, Nostalgia and Hora Staccato for MGM Records in Radio Recorders Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Granada tv broadcasts a (pre-recorded) show called Trad With A Twist, featuring Chubby Checker plus the jazz bands of Ronnie Scott, Terry Lightfoot, Chris Barber, The Back O'Town Syncopators and The Original Downtown Syncopators. The show attempt to fuse trad jazz with the current vogue for dancing The Twist.
The Byrds, Chubby Checker, Bobby Vee and Ian Whitcomb tape an edition of tv show Hollywood A Go Go in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys begin a North American tour at The Community Concourse, San Diego, California, USA, supported by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs, Sonny And Cher and Ian Whitcomb.
The Beach Boys, The Kinks, Jan And Dean, Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs and Ian Whitcomb play in Seattle, Washington, USA. When Jan Berry of Jan And Dean is refused entrance to the venue by a security man who does not recognise him, Berry hits him.
TV rock show Where The Action Is in the USA features Mel Carter performing When A Boy Falls In Love and Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me; and Ian Whitcomb performing You Turn Me On.
UK pop singer Ian Whitcomb has his one and only hit when You Turn Me On (Turn On Song) peaks at No8 in the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
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TV rock show Where The Action Is, in the USA, features The Dixie Cups performing Iko Iko and Ian Whitcomb performing This Sporting Life.
Peter And Gordon, Tom Jones, Ian Whitcomb, The Shirelles, Them and others play the second of two nights in the Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
US tv rock show Where The Action Is features Ian Whitcomb performing You Turn Me On plus The Grassroots performing Bad Times and Where Were You When I Needed You?
Moby Grape record Just Like Gene Autry : A Foxtrot, in New York City, USA, for their Columbia Records album Wow! When the track, a 1930s jazz pastiche, appears on the album, it is recorded at 78rpm, and thus requires listeners to change the speed setting on their record players from 33.3rpm to 78rpm in order to hear it at the correct speed.
Live and nationwide on US tv's Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, ukulele-strummer Tiny Tim [40] marries his beloved Miss Vicky Budinger [18]. The show attracts 45 million viewers, and is only beaten in the year's tv ratings by the Moon Landing.
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Tiny Tim plays during six nights at The Hook And Ladder Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sha Na Na, Elvin Bishop and Tower Of Power play the second of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Sha Na Na, Elvin Bishop and Tower Of Power play the last of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
A busy day in New York City. The big event of the day is at Madison Square Garden, where John Lennon and Yoko Ono play at the One On One Benefit for Willowbank Hospital, supported by Stevie Wonder, Roberta Flack, Sha Na Na and Elephant's Memory. One the same day, however, The Kinks play in Central Park and Fleetwood Mac play in Gaelic Park. At club level, Jackson Browne and David Blue play the first of six nights at the Bitter End, while Bruce Springsteen plays at Max's Kansas City.
Showaddywaddy play at the Oasis, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
Showaddywaddy play at Goldiggers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, UK.
Bop by Dan Seals reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Victoria Hall, Hanley, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Plaza Liesure Centre, Exeter, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Liesure Centre, Hereford, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Dominion Theatre, London, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Gildhall, Portsmouth, UK.
Cranes hoist Elvis Presley's gold Cadillac, Webb Pierce's gaudy Pontiac and Nudie's business sign onto the third floor of the new 130,000-square-foot Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, before the last wall is sealed.
An oldies nostalgia cruise sets off from Tampa, Florida, USA, to Cozumel, Mexico, Central America. Live entertainment is provided during the five days of the voyage by Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, The Drifters, The Platters, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Lesley Gore and Lou Christie.
An studded glove worn by Michael Jackson during his Bad Tour, is sold for $300,000.
Former 60s pop idol Wayne Fontana is handcuffed and arrested by police for failing to appear in court in Wakefield, Yorkshire, over an alleged unpaid speeding fine, just minutes before he is due on stage at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK, as part of The Solid Silver 60s nostalgia package tour.
On the Superstars Of Soul nostalgia tour, Ben E. King and Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK.
On the Superstars Of Soul nostalgia tour, Ben E. King and Jimmy James And The Vagabonds play at The Playhouse Theatre, Harlow, UK.
Phil Collins announces that he is donating his collection of artefacts connected with the 1836 Battle Of The Alamo to the official Alamo Museum in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
The Punk Show, an exhibition featuring photographs of The Clash, Sex Pistols, Buzzcocks, Billy Idol, The Ramones and more, opens at Rockarchive Gallery, Islington, London, England, UK.
Annie Lennox releases a new vinyl album, Nostalgia, on Blue Note Records in the USA. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
Annie Lennox releases her new album, Nostalgia, as a CD, vinyl LP, DVD and digital download on Universal Records in Germany, Europe. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
Annie Lennox releases her new album, Nostalgia, as a CD, vinyl LP, DVD and digital download in the UK and France, Europe. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
Annie Lennox releases her new album, Nostalgia, as a CD and as a digital download in Australia on Universal Records. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
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