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HEY JUDE - BEATLES - 1968

 

NEWS
•    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act.
•    Police battled protesters at the Democratic Convention in Chicago.
•    We saw the first live broadcast from the moon as Apollo 8 circled above.
•    North Korea grabbed one of our warships.
•    Apollo 8 Astronauts (William Anders, Frank Borman, and Jim Lovell) were on the cover of Time Magazine.
•    Gas was 25 cents a gallon.


FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIE: “2001 Space Odyssey” “Planet of the Apes” &  “The Graduate”
•    T.V.: “Laugh-In”, “Bonanza” and “Gomer Pyle”
•    “Led Zeppelin would play live for the first time at Surrey University in England.
•    Cream played for the last time at Royal Albert hall.  
•    Allen K Breed invents an air bag that deploys and inflates automatically on violent impact using nitrogen gas.
•    The first Big Mac goes on sale in McDonalds costing 49 cents. 


DEAD
•    Reverend Martin Luther King was assassinated by James Earl Ray.
•    Senator Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.
•    Frankie Lymon, Ex-Teenagers singer, is found dead from a heroin overdose in Harlem.


#1@1
•    written by Paul McCartney and credited to Lennon–McCartney
•    It evolved from "Hey Jules", a song widely accepted as being written to comfort John Lennon's son, Julian, during his parents' divorce.
•    It was nominated for the Grammy Awards of 1969 in the Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal categories, but failed to win any of them.
•    In 2004 and later in 2010, Rolling Stone magazine ranked the song at #8 on "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time," making it the highest ranked Beatles song on the list. Also in 2010, Rolling Stone ranked the song at #7 on the Beatles' 100 Greatest Songs.
•    This song was released in August 1968 as the first single from the Beatles' record label Apple Records.
•    It spent 9 weeks in the top spot…
•    Here are the Beatles with Hey Jude your # 1 @ 1 from September 1968.



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