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  • On this Day June 20, 2004
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Organisers at a gig hired three jets to spray dry ice into the clouds so it wouldn't rain during the concert. The gig in Petersburg, Russia, was McCartney's 3,000 concert appearance. He had performed 2,535 gigs with the […]

  • On this Day June 20, 2000
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The Ronettes were awarded $2.6 million (£1.5 million) in back earnings from Phil Spector. New York judge Paula Omansky ruled that the legendary producer had cheated them out of royalties. […]

  • On this Day June 20, 1992
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Mariah Carey scored her sixth US No.1 single with 'I'll Be There', a No.2 hit in the UK. The song was also a US No.1 for The Jackson Five in 1970. […]

  • On this Day June 20, 1969
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    David Bowie recorded at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a UK No.1 when re-released in 1975. Written about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut; Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom […]

  • On this Day June 20, 1969
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The first of a three day Festival in Newport, California, featuring: Ike And Tina Turner, The Byrds, The Rascals, Steppenwolf, Johnny Winter, Eric Burdon and Love. A three day ticket cost $15 (£8.80). Hendrix […]

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  • Florida ranks one of best states for summer road trips
    on June 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    Summer is the perfect time to plan your summer adventure, but narrowing down a destination can be a headache.WalletHub has released its annual road trip report, ranking Florida 5th in the nation for best overall summer […]

  • Need a job? ALDI is hiring in Jacksonville
    on June 20, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    ALDI wants you to become a part of their team!The company is hosting a hiring event in Jacksonville on Thursday, June 21. It will be held at every ALDI store in the Jacksonville area from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 […]

  • 4 killed in fiery head-on collision in Elkton
    on June 20, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    A fiery head-on collision crash Wednesday morning killed four people in Elkton, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 8 a.m. and has forced them to close […]

  • US Navy drops live bombs in Ocala National Forest
    on June 20, 2018 at 11:30 am

    The U.S. Navy is dropping live bombs in a national forest in Florida this week.The Orlando Sentinel reports the bombs began falling in the Ocala National Forest Monday. The bombing by Jacksonville's Naval Air Station jets at […]

  • Featured Artist: Shanice
    on June 20, 2018 at 4:30 am

    Chart debut year: 1987 Best known songs include: (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance (1987); This Time (1989); I Love Your Smile (1991); Saving Forever For You (1992); Silent Prayer (1992); It's For You (1993); When I Close My Eyes […]

  • Walk - Don't Run - The Ventures
    on June 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

    This is the Top Song Pick on our website as of Tue, Jun 19, 2018, 3:00 AM, MDT. To listen to a clip, click the link. […]

  • Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of June 10, 2018
    on June 18, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    During the week of June 10, 2018, Kool & The Gang became among this year's inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Longtime member Neil Diamond, who was inducted in 1984, was presented with the organization's […]

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