Back in the Day-The Real Batman!
March 14th, an easier way for cotton, a classic Batman, and Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It.
1794 – ELI WHITNEY patented the COTTON GIN, which suddenly made cotton profitable.
1950 – The FBI began its “10 MOST WANTED” program.
1968 – After just two seasons of greatness, ABC aired the final episode of “BATMAN”, starring THE ONE TRUE BATMAN, ADAM WEST.
1971 – The ROLLING STONES played a farewell concert in London before leaving England and moving to France to escape taxes.
1972 – At the 14th Grammy Awards, the amazing CAROLE KING won four Grammys, including Best Album for “TAPESTRY”, Best Record for “IT’S TOO LATE”, and Song of the Year for “YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND” . . . which she’d written for JAMES TAYLOR.
1972 – “COSMOPOLITAN” magazine presented BURT REYNOLDS as its FIRST NUDE MALE CENTERFOLD.
1986 – “CROSSROADS” was released, starring RALPH MACCHIO as a blues guitarist who battles the Devil after getting a legendary blues musician to mentor him!
1987 – “Jacob’s Ladder” by HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS hit #1 in the U.S.
1990 – At the 4th Soul Train Music Awards, JANET JACKSON picked up Best Music Video for “Rhythm Nation”, and SOUL II SOUL won Song of the Year for “Keep on Movin'”. QUINCY JONES won Best Jazz Album for “Back on the Block”.)
1998 – “GETTIN’ JIGGY WIT IT”, by WILL SMITH, hit #1 on the pop singles chart.
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2005 – U2, THE PRETENDERS, “When a Man Loves A Woman” singer PERCY SLEDGE, blues legend BUDDY GUY and the O’JAYS were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .