Monday, March 16, 2015

Musical Memories On March 16th



1894 - Jules Massenet's opera "THAÏS" premieres in Paris

1906 - Henny Youngman, comedian born in London, England
Henny Youngman: King of the One-Liners


1926 - Jerry Lewis, born in Newark New Jersey, comedian
Jerry Lewis Typewriter


1948 - Billie Holiday is released from prison early because of good behavior
Gloomy Sunday - Billie Holiday


1970 - Tammi Terrell, soul singer dies of brain tumor at 24

1971 - Bebe Daniels, actress dies at 70

Bebe Daniels in 42nd Street

1972 - John & Yoko are served with deportation papers
 John Lennon and Yoko Ono Dick Cavett Show Excerpt  


1975 - T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist dies at 64


1983 - Arthur Godfrey, TV host dies at 79


2013 - Bobby Smith, R&B singer, dies from complications of pneumonia at 76

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