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Posts Tagged ‘1956’

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/15/20 – ELVIS MOVIE DAY!

On this date in 1956, Elvis Presley made his acting debut in a forgettable piece of crap called “Love Me Tender,” launching his movie career and making today NATIONAL ELVIS MOVIE DAY! The King made 31 movies in all, usually playing a handsome young rebel with a […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/18/20- PLAY-DOH DAY!

We all played with it as kids, and if memory serves, it didn’t taste too bad at all, so today we reminisce and celebrate NATIONAL PLAY-DOH DAY! Officially called a “modeling compound,” Play-Doh was the invention of Noah McVicker while working for the Cincinnati-based soap manufacturer Kutol […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 8/4/20 – HOUND DOG DAY!

This is a song that changed history. Written by a pair of 19 year-olds named Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, it had been Big Mama Thornton’s biggest hit, spending 14 weeks on the R&B charts in 1953, but the world-changing part came in 1956, when a young […]

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