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OH PRETTY WOMAN - ROY ORBISON - 1964

NEWS
•    President Lyndon Johnson declares a "War on Poverty".
•    Barry Goldwater ran for President.
•    John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, resigns from the space program. 
•    The New York Worlds Fair opens 
•    Plans to build the World Trade Center are announced

FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    T.V.: “Bonanza” “Gomer Pyle” & “Bewitched”
•    MOVIES: “Bikini Beach”  “Dr. Strangelove” and “My Fair Lady” 
•    Beatles got a Grammy as “Best New Artists” in 1964.
•    The “Pony” car hit the streets, but its official name was the Ford Mustang.
•    Miniskirts & topless bathing suits were the rage!
•    Jayne Mansfield, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Doris Day, Annette Funicello, Kim Novak were the heartthrobs and fashion icons.
•    Robert Moog develops his first electronic music synthesizer. 
•    The Sharpie marker was introduced. 

DEAD
•    Sam Cooke (born Samuel Cook on January 22, 1931 – died December 11, 1964) Bertha Franklin, manager of the motel, told police that she shot and killed Cooke in self-defense because he had threatened her.
•    Ian Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British author and journalist. Created the character of James Bond and chronicling Bond's adventures in twelve novels and nine short stories.

#1@1
•    The title was inspired by Roy Orbison's wife Claudette. She interrupted a conversation to announce she was going out; when Roy asked if she was okay for cash, his co-writer Bill Dees interjected "A pretty woman never needs any money."
•    The song spent three weeks at number one. 
•    In 1999, the song was honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award and was named one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
•     Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #222 on their list of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time."
•    Here’s Roy Orbison and “Oh, Pretty Woman” your Number 1 @1 from September 1964.



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