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Posts Tagged ‘Vaudeville’

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 3/9/21 – JOE FRANKLIN DAY!

For over 28,000 TV shows from 1951 to 2015, he interviewed hundreds of thousands of people, some of them household names, others bordering on anonymous, and his was the last of the Mom & Pop televisions shows, making today NATIONAL JOE FRANKLIN DAY! He invented the talk […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 2/10/21 – JIMMY DURANTE DAY!

This son of Italian immigrants grew up on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, dropped out of 8th Grade to play ragtime piano and became one of America’s most versatile and beloved performers, so we celebrate his birth on NATIONAL JIMMY DURANTE DAY! Jimmy began to develop […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/20/20 – RUNAROUND SUE DAY!

Words and music by Dion Di Mucci and Earnest Maresca, arrangement by Jeff Funk. Who, you say? What song you talking about? Talking about Dion, of course, formerly of Dion & The Belmonts, who went solo in 1961 to pursue a more edgy brand of Rock & […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/8/20 – ZIEGFELD FOLLIES DAY!

Florenz Ziegfeld staged his first one on the Roof Theater called Jardin de Paris on Broadway on July 8, 1907, beginning a 30-year run and making today NATIONAL ZIEGFELD FOLLIES DAY!  Inspired by Paris’ Follies Bergere, showman Florence Ziegfeld conceived and produced lavish revues featuring dozens of […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/27/19 MAE WEST DAY

It’s not her birthday, or the anniversary of her death, but instead a day that tells us exactly why we celebrate this magnificent woman on NATIONAL MAE WEST DAY! On December 27, 1937, Mae West got herself banned from NBC Radio after she performed “The Adam And […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 5/25/19 – TAP DANCING DAY!

You’re not the only one who wishes you could tap dance. The United States Congress does too, and set this day aside in 1989, NATIONAL TAP DANCING DAY! Who’s your favorite? Fred Astaire, the Nicholas Brothers, Ginger Rogers, Gregory Hines, Gene Kelly, the Rockettes or Mr. Bojangles […]

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