On This Day In Baby Boomer History: Bad Boys & Good Music

Posted on December 6th, 2014 in Celebrities,Crime,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

 

“When a history book contains no lies it is always tedious.” ~Anatole France, poet

“Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

“A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.” ~Robert Frost

 

2012: “Take five.” American pianist and jazz composer, Dave Brubeck, dies at 91.

 

1994: Billboard’s Album of the Year goes to

 

1991: Charles Keating, the main player in the Lincoln Savings and Loan fraud scandal that swept in five U.S. Senators, is found guilty.

 

1988: A North Carolina federal grand jury indicts television evangelist Jim Bakker on fraud and conspiracy.

1983: Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for one year for cocaine use.

1978: The grace that preceded the fall. Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies, becoming the highest paid baseball player.

1973: Paul McCartney releases “Band on the Run.”

1968: Rolling Stones release “Beggar’s Banquet.”

 

1967: Beatles clothing store “Apple” opens in London.

 


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