You Love Them Yeah Yeah Yeah, The Beatles Hold the Top 5 Spots
April 4th, first president to die in office, this did not live long and prosper, a match made in entertainment.
1841-America’s 9th president, WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, succumbed to pneumonia just ONE MONTH after his inauguration, becoming the first U.S. president to DIE IN OFFICE.
1902 – The RHODES SCHOLARSHIP began when Cecil Rhodes left $10 MILLION in his will to fund non-British students studying at Oxford University in England.
1964 – THE BEATLES made music history by holding the TOP FIVE spots on “Billboard’s” Hot 100 chart with: #1.) “Can’t Buy Me Love”, #2.) “Twist & Shout”, #3.) “She Loves You”, #4.) “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and #5.) “Please Please Me”.
1968 – DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. was shot and killed on the balcony of a Memphis hotel. Riots broke out in over 100 American cities, leaving 39 dead.
1969 – “Star Trek” was canceled by NBC after 79 brilliant and cutting-edge episodes.
1975 – MICROSOFT was founded as a partnership between BILL GATES and PAUL ALLEN in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
1981 – HENRY CISNEROS became the first elected MEXICAN-AMERICAN MAYOR of a major U.S. city (San Antonio, Texas).
1992 – “Entertainment Tonight” host JOHN TESH married CONNIE SELLECCA.
1993 – At “Wrestlemania 9″, BRET “THE HITMAN” HART put YOKOZUNA into a Sharpshooter but after Yoko’s manager, MR. FUJI, threw salt in Bret’s eyes, Yoko rolled on top of The Hitman and won the WWF Title.
(–His title reign lasted approximately two minutes because HULK HOGAN ran down to the ring, took up a challenge from Mr. Fuji and pinned Yokozuna.)
2006 - Vikings quarterback DAUNTE CULPEPPER dodged the proverbial bullet when all charges against him were dropped due to lack of evidence for his part in the Minnesota Vikings SEX BOAT scandal.