The day the music died. On February a small-plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, killed three American rock and roll pioneers: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. "The Big Bopper" Richardson.
When a journalist at a press conference in 1969 referred to Elvis Presley as “the king”, Presley shook his head and gestured instead towards Fats Domino, who was sitting across the room. “No,” he...
40th US President Ronald Reagan
In his 1984 reelection bid, Reagan received 525 electoral votes, the most of any candidate in U.S. history, as he garnered 58.8% of the vote and won 49 states in his race against Walter Mondale.
Declan Robert Quinlan's Obituary on The Burlington Free Press | "Declan was creative and kind, he possessed an irrepressible spirit and sense of style. He understood what many people never come to understand - that it is by giving to others that our lives are fully enriched and where true happiness lies."