JUNE 6: The Daily Flashback

1833: Andrew Jackson became the first U.S. president to ride in a train.
1844: The Young Men’s Christian Association was founded in London.
1933: In Camden, New Jersey, the first drive-in movie theater opened.
1960: Roy Orbison released “Only the Lonely.”
1965: The Rolling Stones single “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” was released in the U.S.
1966: The Beatles recorded “Eleanor Rigby.”
1971: After 23 years on the air, “The Ed Sullivan Show” aired for the last time, featuring Gladys Knight & the Pips and Jerry Vale.
1974: Billy Swan recorded “I Can Help.”
1975: “It was the dark of the moon on the sixth of June,” according to C.W. McCall’s song “Convoy.”
1978: “20/20” debuted on ABC-TV.
1990: The 2 Live Crew album As Nasty as They Wanna Be became the first album declared legally obscene when Federal District Judge Jose Gonzalez ruled that the album violates community obscenity standards in three south Florida counties.
1993: The Velvet Underground re-formed for the first time in 24 years for a show at London’s Wembley Arena.

1869: Siegfried Wagner
1903: Aram Il’yich Khachaturian
1936: Levi Stubbs
1939: Gary U.S. Bonds
1943: Joe Stampley
1944: Monty Alexander
1951: Dwight Twilley
1960: Steve Vai

1991: Stan Getz
2003: Dave Rowberry
2006: Billy Preston

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