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October 24th – Liz Taylor gets a giant rock – “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”

In 1969, #RichardBurton bought #ElizabethTaylor and 69-carat #Cartier diamond ring costing $1.5m #MarilynMonroe sings!#singing;#feelgood Diamonds are a girl’s best friend The French are glad to die for love. They delight in fighting duels. But I prefer a man who lives

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October 23rd – Chicago – “If you leave me now”

In 1976, #Chicago had their first No. 1 hit with If you leave me now.  #singing;#feelgood If you leave me now If you leave me now, you’ll take away the biggest part of me No baby please don’t go If

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October 22nd – First parachutist jumps – “Jump”

In 1797, the first #parachutist jumped from a hot air balloon 3,200 above #Paris.  Here is #VanHalen with #Jump.  #singing;#feelgood Jump I get up, and nothing gets me down. You got it tough. I’ve seen the toughest around. And I

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October 21st – Battle of Trafalgar – “High Society”

In 1805, Britain won the #BattleOfTrafalgar.  #Nelson was instrumental in that victory; Nelson has a column in #TrafalgarSquare and #NelsonRiddle arranged the music for #HighSociety.  What a link!.  #singing;#feelgood High Society Just dig that scenery floating by We’re now approaching

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October 20th – The Fosbury Flop – “I should be so lucky”

In 1968, high jumper Dick #Fosbury “flopped” his way to an #Olympic record.  In the same year #Kylie was born. I’m not saying Fosbury was lucky, but it might have looked that way to his opponents at the time.  #singing;#feelgood

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October 19th – First Blockbuster store opens- “Video killed the radio star”

In 1985 the first #Blockbuster video rental store opened.  And what happened to the radio stars after that is now history… #singing;#feelgood Video killed the radio star I heard you on my wireless back in ’52 Lyin’ awake intent on

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October 18th – Thomas Edison dies – “Blinded by the Light”

In 1931, #Edison died.  The prolific #inventor is best known for the electric light.  Hence this song by ##ManfredMann singing;#feelgood Blinded by the Light Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by

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