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February 19

BORN TODAY

  • 1985 – Haylie Duff
  • 1985 – Arielle Kebbel
  • 1981 – Beth Ditto
  • 1980 – David Gandy
  • 1978 – Gideon Yago
  • 1970 – Bellamy Young
  • 1968 – Cynthia Bailey
  • 1967 – Benicio Del Toro
  • 1966 – Justine Bateman
  • 1963 – Seal
  • 1963 – Jessica Tuck
  • 1958 – Helen Fielding
  • 1957 – Ray Winstone
  • 1955 – Jeff Daniels
  • 1948 – Tommy Iommi
  • 1945 – Michael Nader
  • 1940 – Smokey Robinson

MOVIES TODAY

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  • 1943 – Pluto and the Armadillo
  • 1952 – Hello Aloha
  • 1964 – The Umbrellas of Cherbourg 
  • 1964 – Dead Ringer
  • 1998 – Palmetto

MUSIC TODAY

  • 1949 – John Lee Hooker’s “Boogie Chillen” hits #1 R&B
  • 1955 – Etta James charted with “The Wallflower” (sometimes called “Roll With M Henry”).
  • 1957 – Tab Hunter topped the U.K. chart with “Young Love”, one of the great songs early in the Rock Era.

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  • 1958 – New group The Silhouettes released their first single “Got A Job”.
  • 1966 – Lou Christie saw an opening and moved to #1 with “Lightnin’ Strikes”.
  • 1966 – B.J. Thomas debuted on the charts with his first career single–“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry”.
  • 1966 – Whipped Cream & Other Delights by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, which had already spent six weeks at #1 on the Album chart returned to #1.
  • 1972 – Nilsson took over at #1 on the Adult chart with “Without You”.

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  • 1977 – Elvis Presley hits #1 on the Billboard country chart with “Moody Blue”
  • 1977 – Stevie Wonder won the Grammy Award for Best Album for Songs in the Key of Life.
  • 1977 – Leo Sayer’s “When I Need You” was the #1 song in the U.K.
  • 1977 – Natalie Cole reached #1 on the R&B chart with “I’ve Got Love On My Mind”.
  • 1977 – Although Bruce Springsteen hadn’t had a Top 10 song yet, his song “Blinded By The Light” by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band reached #1.
  • 1983 – “Shame On The Moon” by Bob Seger remained #1 on the AC chart.

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  • 1983 – James Ingram and Patti Austin’s “Baby, Come to Me” reached #1 on the pop charts after taking eighteen weeks to get there.
  • 1983 – Kajagoogoo owned the #1 song in the U.K. with “Too Shy”.
  • 1993 – Reba McEntire’s album “It’s Your Call” is certified gold and platinum on the same day
  • 2000 – Savage Garden returned to #1 with the song “I Knew I Loved You”.

TV/RADIO TODAY

OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS…

  • 1941 – Disney’s Technicolor feature Fantasia opens at the Apollo Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The film, featuring eight animated segments synchronized to pieces of classical music, first premiered last November 1940 in New York City.
  • 1980 –  Scottish-born Australian rock musician Bon Scott passed away, he best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC  (July 9, 1946 / February 19, 1980)
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    1995 – Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) and Pamela Anderson were married.

  • 1997 – Miles Davis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 1999 – Dennis Franz received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 2001 – American film director and producer Stanley Earl Kramer passed away, he was responsible for making many of Hollywood’s most famous “message films” (September 29, 1913 / February 19, 2001)
  • 2016 – American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee passes away (April 28, 1926 / February 19, 2016)

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