Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 31st – Ranger 7 photographs the moon – “Moon River”

In 1964, the Ranger 7 spacecraft photographed the #moon.  It wasn’t made of cheese and the rivers didn’t have any water in them #singing;#feelgood Moon River Moon River, wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day. Oh,

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July 30th – England win the World Cup! – “We are the champions”

In 1966 England beat Germany in the #WorldCup.  There can only be one song for this occasion! #singing;#feelgood We are the champions I’ve paid my dues Time after time. I’ve done my sentence But committed no crime. And bad mistakes

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July 29th – Charles and Di marry – “You’re the one that I want”

In 1981 Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer got married.  And, conincidentally in 1978 Your the one that I want from #Grease went to No.1 #singing;#feelgood You’re the one that I want I got chills They’re multiplying And I’m losing

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July 28th – Cliff Richard and the Shadows – “Please don’t tease”

In 1960, #CliffRichard and the Shadows got to No.1 with Please don’t tease #singing;#feelgood Please don’t tease You tell me that you love me baby Then you say you don’t You tell me that you’ll come on over Then you

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July 27th – First jet plane test flight – “When you’re a jet”

In 1949 the first #jet plane made a test flight.  Here is “When you’re a Jet” from #Westside Story #singing;#feelgood When you’re a Jet When you’re a Jet, You’re a Jet all the way From your first cigarette To your

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July 26th – Mick Jagger born – “It’s only rock and roll”

In 1943 ~MickJagger was born and in 1974 grafitti artists were paid to spray sites in London to promote the #RollingStones new single #singing;#feelgood It’s only rock and roll If I could stick my pen in my heart And spill

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July 25th – World’s first test tube baby born- “Baby Love”

In 1978, the world’s first #testtubebaby was born.  Here are the #Supremes with Baby Love #singing;#feelgood Baby Love Ooh baby love, my baby love I need you, oh how I need you But all you do is treat me bad

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July 24th – Machu Picchu discovered

In 1911, #Machu Picchu was discovered.  And in 1982, Eye of the Tiger was No.1 in the charts.  I don’t know if they have tigers in Peru – but there might be a link!  #singing;#feelgood Eye of the tiger Rising

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July 23rd – Frank Sinatra – “Strangers in the night”

In 1966, #Frank Sinatra went to No.1 with his most successful LP ever, Strangers in the Night Strangers in the night Strangers in the night exchanging glances Wond’ring in the night what were the chances We’d be sharing love before

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July 22nd – Cat Stevens – “Morning has Broken”

In 1947, Cat Stevens who later sang “Morning has broken” was born #singing;#feelgood Morning has broken Morning has broken, like the first morning. Blackbird has spoken, like the first bird. Praise for the singing, praise for the morning, Praise for

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