Daily Archives: April 14, 2013

Judy Garland performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)


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(Sunday, April 14, 1963, 8 p.m. EST) — Judy Garland performed “Smile (Though Your Heart Is Breaking)” and “I Could Go on Singing” on tonight’s edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show, taped in London. Continue reading Judy Garland performs on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

The Beatles’ ‘1962-1966’ and ‘1967-1970’ greatest hits double albums debut on USA charts 40 years ago today (1973)


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(Saturday, April 14, 1973) — The two official Beatles’ greatest hits double albums, 1962-1966 and 1967-1970, debuted on today’s Billboard Top 200 albums chart at #94 and #97 respectively. Continue reading The Beatles’ ‘1962-1966’ and ‘1967-1970’ greatest hits double albums debut on USA charts 40 years ago today (1973)

Bill Cosby, Billy Preston, Steely Dan perform on ‘Midnight Special’ 40 years ago this hour (1973)


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(Saturday, April 14, 1973, 1:00 a.m. EST) — Billy Preston and Steely Dan were among the performers on tonight’s episode of the late-night musical variety NBC-TV series The Midnight Special as hosted tonight by Bill Cosby. Continue reading Bill Cosby, Billy Preston, Steely Dan perform on ‘Midnight Special’ 40 years ago this hour (1973)