The Lindbergh Baby was Found Dead
May 12th, great music dominated on this day, BP tried again to stop the leak in the Gulf, and a President visited Cuba for the first time.
1932 – The baby son of Charles Lindbergh was found dead 10 days after his kidnapping a few miles from their home. Charles Jr. is now known in history at the Lindbergh Baby.
1960 – Old Blue Eyes and The King appeared on a TV special together. Frank Sinatra performed “Love Me Tender” and Elvis sang “Witchcraft”.
1963 – Bob Dylan walked out on “The Ed Sullivan Show”, because they would not allow him to perform “Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues”
1965- The Rolling Stones recorded “Satisfaction.” Then six years later
1971 – Mick Jagger married Bianca Perez Morena de Macias . They divorced in 1980.
1971- Jerry Lee Lewis divorced his cousin Myra.
1978 – The Commerce Department said hurricanes would no longer be named exclusively after women.
1984- Lionel Riche’s “Hello” topped the charts
1992 – Robert Reed a.k.a Mike Brady from the “Brady Bunch,” died at the age of 59 from intestinal cancer and complications from AIDS.
2001 – Perry Como died of Alzheimer’s. He was 98
2002- Friends Psychic Network host and singer Dionne Warwick was arrested at the Miami International Airport after security discovered 11 marijuana cigarettes in her lipstick container.
2002 -Jimmy Carter was the first president, acting or inactive, to visit Cuba.
2010- BP placed a “Top-Hat” dome near the spill in the Gulf of Mexico, this was the second attempt at trying to control the leak