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(Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 9:12 p.m. EST) — U.S. President George W. Bush offered the nation a modest menu of energy, health and education proposals and warned against the “false comfort of isolationism” tonight in a State of the Union address that sought to reassert his control over the nation’s agenda heading into a pivotal midterm election campaign.
(Saturday, January 31, 1976) — “Love Rollercoaster” by Ohio Players peaks at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was the band’s second of two number one hits on the chart (1975-1976).
(Friday, January 30, 1976, 11:02 a.m. EST) — George H.W. Bush, with President Gerald Ford in attendance, was sworn in today as the 11th Director of Central Intelligence (replacing William Colby) to head the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, recently rocked by a series of revelations, including those based on investigations by the Church Committee regarding illegal and unauthorized activities.
(Monday, January 30, 1956, at around 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. EST) — Elvis Presley, 21, recorded a cover version of Carl Perkins’ “Blue Suede Shoes” today during a seven-hour session at the RCA Studio, 155 E. 24th Street in New York City.
Three other tunes were recorded this day, including “My Baby Left Me,” “One-Sided Love Affair,” and “So Glad You’re Mine.”