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