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Nostalgia

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.
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.
The new Billboard No1 single in the USA is Get A Job by The Silhouettes. The song will have a couple of far-reaching influences. Not only will Smokey Robinson And The Miracles be inspired to make their debut recording with an answer song, Got A Job, but the successful rock'n'roll revival band Sha Na Na will take their name from the catchy backing vocals on Get A Job.
The Delta Jazzmen play at the Trad Jazz Club, Walcot Common Room, Walcot, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, supported by the Ray River Jazz Band.
Connie Francis sings a medley of Al Jolson songs on a Jack Benny tv special, Remember How Great, in the USA.
The Grant Green Quartet record Love Walked In, I Remember You, I'll Remember April, and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Blue Note Records.
The Temperance Seven play at The Civic Hall, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at St. George's Hall, Bradford, England, UK, Europe, supported by Ed Corrie's Concord Jazzband.
The Temperance Seven, The Mudlarks, Michael Cox, Bert Weedon, Joan Small and Tommy Sanderson And The Sandmen play at The Granada, Edmonton, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at The Civic Hall, Croydon, UK.
Ian Whitcomb records N-N-Nervous at RCA Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. His session band includes James Burton on guitar, Jim Horn on Sax, Delaney Bramlett on bass and Mickey Conway on drums. Despite the success of Whitcomb's previous disc, You Turn Me On, this one will bomb.
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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Peter And Gordon, Tom Jones, Ian Whitcomb, The Shirelles, Them and others play the first of two nights in the Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Eccentric ukulele-strummer Tiny Tim releases a new single, Tiptoe Through The Tulips, which will become the surprise hit of the year. It was originally a No1 hit for Nick Lucas in 1929.
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The music-oriented movie You Are What You Eat opens in New York City, USA. The film includes Tiny Tim, Paul Butterfield, Barry McGuire and The Electric Flag.
Tiny Tim plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK, to an audience including members of The Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
Tiny Tim plays at The Cavendish Club, Sheffield, UK.
Tiny Tim plays during six nights at The Hook And Ladder Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Sha Na Na play the first of two nights at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, supported by Bruce Springsteen.
Sha Na Na play the first of two nights at Hara Arena, Dayton, Ohio, USA, supported by Bruce Springsteen.
Showaddywaddy play at The Wyvern Theatre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Roman Holiday.
Elton John puts most of his massive art and pop collection up for auction at Sothebys Auction House in London, England, UK, Europe.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Civic Centre, Guildford, 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 Empire, Liverpool, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Pavilion, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Arcadia Theatre, Llandudno, Wales, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at The Empire Theatre, Sunderland, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at King George’s Hall, Blackburn, UK.
The 60s Golden Greats nostalgia tour, featuring Bobby Vee, The Searchers and Chris Montez, plays at the Hippodrome, Bristol, UK.
Tiny Tim collapses and dies during a performance at a gala benefit hosted by the Women's Club of Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He had let his third wife ("Miss Sue") know before the show that he was not feeling well, but did not want to disappoint his fans. He suffers a heart attack on stage in the middle of a rendition of his hit, Tiptoe Through the Tulips and never regains consciousness. EMTs perform on-site CPR and transport him to Hennepin County Medical Center, where after repeated revival attempts, he is pronounced dead at 11:20 pm.
While playing at a gala benefit in The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, Tiny Tim suffers his second heart attack on stage and he dies shortly after at the Hennepin County Medical Center. His remains are entombed in a mausoleum in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.
The three-day long 2006 International Bob Dylan Congress enters its second day in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe. Artists participating include Jewels And Binoculars, FSK and Wiglaf Droste.
The Rex acoustic guitar on which Paul McCartney of The Beatles learned his first chords is sold for
A nude photograph of Madonna, taken in 1979, sets a new record when it sells for $37,500 (£26,000) at Christie's auction house in New York City, USA.
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.
Frank Ocean releases his debut EP Nostalgia Ultra as a mixtape via Ocean's personal blog.
Suzanne Vega plays the second and third of four 25th Anniversary concerts in which she performs her second LP, Solitude Standing, in its entirety. These two concerts are held at The City Winery, Hudson Square, New York City, USA.
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the release of Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon, fans all over the world participate in a global online playback of the album during which they can share thoughts and comments via twitter using #DarkSide40 and witness the impact as the volume of messages combine to turn a specially designed online moon dark.
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.
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 in the UK and France, Europe. The album consists of cover versions of classic songs.
On their Icons Of The 80s tour, Nik Kershaw, Go West and Cutting Crew play at The Spotlight, Hoddesdon, England, UK, Europe.
Francis Rossi of Status Quo undertakes a photo-call at Bonhams Auction House, New Bond Street, London, England, UK, Europe. The event is designed to promote an upcoming auction in the Entertainment Memorabilia Sale (Dec 17, 2019) at Bonhams Knightsbridge, during which a green Fender Telecaster purchased by Rossi in Glasgow in 1968 for £75, will be offered with an estimate of £100,000 - 150,000.
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