Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Animals


Eric Victor Burdon (born 11 May 1941)[2] is an English singer-songwriter and rocker. He is the vocalist of rock band The Animals and funk band War.[3] He is regarded as one of the British Invasion's most distinct singers…
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Formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during 1962 and 1963, when Burdon joined the Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, the original line-up was Eric Burdon (vocals), Alan Price (organ and keyboards), Hilton Valentine (guitar), John Steel (drums), and Bryan "Chas" Chandler (bass).





The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for their gritty, bluesy…
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Hungary declares war on Germany

Hungary declares war on Germany » 1944 WW2

American general and diplomat George C. Marshall is born

American general and diplomat George C. Marshall is born » 1880 WW1


George Catlett Marshall Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American statesman and soldier. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army under presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman,…
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U.S. and communist negotiators prepare to return to the Paris talks

U.S. and communist negotiators prepare to return to the Paris talks » 1972

U.S. annual casualty figures down

U.S. annual casualty figures down » 1971

Bloodiest year of the war ends

Bloodiest year of the war ends » 1968 Vietnam War

Kennedy and Khrushchev exchange holiday greetings

Kennedy and Khrushchev exchange holiday greetings » 1961

John Denver born in New Mexico

John Denver born in New Mexico » 1943


Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest…
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Rick Nelson dies in a plane crash

Rick Nelson dies in a plane crash » 1985


Tracy Nelson (actress) [RICKY NELSON'S ACTRESS DAUGHTER]
Nelson was born in Santa Monica, California. She is a fourth-generation performer. Her great-grandparents were vaudeville performers Hazel Dell (née McNutt) and Roy Hilliard Snyder.[1] Their daughter was her paternal…
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Eric Hilliard Nelson (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985) was a rock and roll star, musician, and singer-songwriter. From age eight he starred alongside his family in the radio and television series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. In 1957 he began a long and successful career as a popular record...
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Anthony Hopkins born

Anthony Hopkins born » 1937


Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins CBE (born 31 December 1937) is a Welsh film, stage, and television actor.[1] After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in 1957, he trained at the Royal Academy of…
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Soviets test supersonic airliner

Soviets test supersonic airliner » 1968

Edison demonstrates incandescent light

Edison demonstrates incandescent light » 1879

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1879: Edison Demonstrates Electric Light. Although other inventors had experimented with incandescent light bulbs prior to Thomas Edison, the version developed in Edison'slab proved the most enduring. Edison's developed not just the bulb, but an entire electrical lightingsystem.

Patriots defeated at Quebec

Patriots defeated at Quebec » 1775

Charter granted to the East India Company

Charter granted to the East India Company » 1600

Baseball star dies in plane crash

Baseball star dies in plane crash » 1972


Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker[a] (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβeɾto enˈrike kleˈmente (g)walˈkeɾ]; August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was inducted i....
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Subway vigilante turns himself in

Subway vigilante turns himself in » 1984

United States ends official relations with Nationalist China

United States ends official relations with Nationalist China » 1978

Battle of Parker's Crossroads

Battle of Parker's Crossroads » 1862



The Battle of Parker's Cross Roads was fought on December 31, 1862, in Henderson County, Tennessee, during the American Civil War.
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Henry Ford publishes the last issue of the Dearborn Independent

Henry Ford publishes the last issue of the Dearborn Independent » 1927




Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of…
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Edsel is an automobile marque that was planned, developed, and manufactured by the Ford Motor Company for model years 1958–1960. With the Edsel, Ford had expected to make significant inroads into the…
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The Dearborn Independent, also known as The Ford International Weekly, was a weekly newspaper established in 1901, and published by Henry Ford from 1919 through 1927. The paper reached a circulation of 900,000 by…
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