February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
There are 331 days remaining until the end of the year (332 in leap years).
Number one Country Song
in Feb 55
in Feb 55
Webb Pierce - In The Jailhouse Now
(22 weeks at number 1)
In the headlines today:
|1996||Actress Audrey Meadows, who portrayed Jackie Gleason's wife on the TV comedy The Honeymooners, dies of lung cancer at age 73.|
|1995||Air Force Lt. Colonel Eileen Collins becomes the first woman commander of a US space mission as the shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Kennedy, Florida.|
|1989||Uruguayan president Alfredo Stroessner is overthrown in a military coup.|
|1989||Actor-director John Cassavetes (The Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby) dies at age 59 in Los Angeles.|
The Beatles record new bass, drum, and vocal tracks for A Day In The Life, a song that will ultimately appear on their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)
|1959||Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 'The Big Bopper' Richardson die in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.|
|1930||US Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft resigns for health reasons.|
Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the US, dies in Washington, DC, at age 68.
(photo credit: NARA)
|1917||The US severs diplomatic relations with Germany, due to the German policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.|
|1916||The original Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, Canada, are destroyed by fire.|
|1913||The 16th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, providing for a federal income tax.|
|1809||The US territory of Illinois is created.|
|1783||Spain recognizes the independent country calling itself the United States.|
The colony of Massachusetts issues paper money for the first time in America, as it pays its soldiers fighting against Quebec
1977 Grant Barry - trombone player (Reel Big Fish)
1965 Nick Hawkins - guitarist, singer (Big Audio Dynamite)
1962 Michele Greene - actress
1959 Lol Tolhurst - drummer (The Cure)
1956 Nathan Lane - actor
1956 Lee Ranaldo - guitarist, singer (Sonic Youth)
1950 Morgan Fairchild - actress
1947 Dave Davies - singer, guitarist (The Kinks)
1947 Melanie - pop singer
1943 Blythe Danner - actress
1943 Eric Haydock - bassist (The Hollies)
1940 Angelo D'Aleo - singer (Dion and The Belmonts)
1938 Elijah Pitts - NFL running back
1926 Shelley Berman - comedian
1918 Joey Bishop - comedian, actor
1907 James A. Michener - novelist
1894 Norman Rockwell - artist
1811 Horace Greeley - New York Tribune founder, politician.
Thursday: "Theological Thursdays" - Studies in Christian Theology
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