This week in 1988, the first Naked Gun movie opened, starring Leslie Nielsen and Priscilla Presley. And the Miami group Will To Power was all over the radio with a mash-up of classic hits.
“Summer Breeze” has become a seasonal favorite over the decades, but it was actually a hit during Thanksgiving of 1972.
Rick Springfield is the man behind Dr. Noah Drake, and his hit this week in 1981 was “I’ve Done Everything For You.”
In 1971, Rick Nelson (formerly “Ricky”) played a rock ‘n’ roll revival show at Madison Square Garden with legends like Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley.
This week in 1984, as Ronald Reagan won a second term as President, Sheila E. had one of the biggest hits in pop.
This week in 1975, Bruce Springsteen was on the cover of both Newsweek and Time.
The first record player, formerly referred to as a phonograph or gramophone, was introduced in 1877 by Thomas Edison; the same man who brought you some of your favorite inventions like the motion picture camera […]
We all know actor — and native New Yorker — Cuba Gooding, Jr. He’s been a movie star for over 20 years. But let’s put Cuba’s dad in the spotlight for a moment.
One of the big movie songs from the early 1980s was “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” from the blockbuster starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli.
Janet Jackson looked to emerge from her brother’s shadow with her first #1 hit — “When I Think of You” from her album Control.