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April 13th, Sidney Poitier became the first African-American  Male to win Best Actor Oscar, Beatles won Best New Artists at the Grammy’s, The Grand Ole Opry debuted on TV

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1943 – President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT dedicated the JEFFERSON MEMORIAL in Washington, D.C.

1964 – At the 36th Academy Awards, SIDNEY POITIER became the first black man to receive a Best Actor Oscar, for “Lilies of the Field”.  It’s about a group of German nuns who convince him to build a chapel for them.  Here’s the final scene.

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1965 – ROGER MILLER won five Grammy Awards, setting a record for Country / Western artists that still stands today  we think.  Meanwhile, Record of the Year was “The Girl from Ipanema” by Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto.

And some guys named THE BEATLES won Grammys for Best New Artist and Best Performance by a Vocal Group, for “A Hard Days Night”.

1971 – THE ROLLING STONES released “BROWN SUGAR”, the first record on their own label, Rolling Stones Records, which introduced us all to the very naughty licking-tongue-and-lips logo.

1979 DAVID LEE ROTH COLLAPSED FROM EXHAUSTION  during a VAN HALEN show in Spokane, Washington.

1981 “Washington Post” reporter JANET COOKE received a Pulitzer Prize for her feature about an 8-year-old heroin addict named “Jimmy”  but relinquished the prize two days later when she admitted that she had MADE THE WHOLE THING UP.

1982 DAVID CROSBY was arrested for the second time in three weeks with DRUGS.

1984 – PETE ROSE smacked his 4,000th hit.  The only player with more was TY COBB, who had 4,191.  Rose eventually beat that mark, finishing his career with 4,256.

1985 “THE GRAND OLE OPRY” debuted on television for the first time, coming to The Nashville Network after thrilling country listeners for some 60 years on Nashville radio.

1985 “We Are the World”, by USA FOR AFRICA, peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart.

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1994 – BILLY JOEL officially separated from CHRISTIE BRINKLEY.

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1997 – TIGER WOODS became the youngest golfer to win the MASTERS, at the age of 21, and became the first player of at least partly African heritage to claim a major golf title.

1998 “The Love Boat:  The Next Wave”, starring ROBERT URICH as the ship’s captain, premiered onUPN.

2000 GAVIN ROSSDALE of BUSH COLLAPSED at the end of the band’s show in Los Angeles.

2004 – BARRY BONDS hit his 661st homer passing WILLIE MAYS to take third place on the lifetime list.

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