OTD in 1991, Miles Davis died. Davis was among the most influential figures in jazz history Among his many awards, Davis was a 1984 recipient of the National Medal of Arts. See: Photo: Davis on piano, H. McGhee (trumpet), J. Albany & B. Fleagle, 9/1947
OTD in 1961, the hit TV show Hazel premiered Hazel is an American sitcom about a live-in maid named Hazel Burke (played by Shirley Booth) and her employers, the Baxters. For her role, Booth received two Emmy Awards. The first season was filmed in black and white.
OTD 2 years ago, the House passed the final version of SUPPORT Act to combat the #opioidcrisis More info on #ForwardwithSUPPORT ➡️ E&C continues to advance bills in our fight against opioid & substance use disorder crises - especially during #COVID19
OTD in 1988 Bobby McFerrin started a 2 week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Don't Worry Be Happy" @billboard Among his many achievements, McFerrin was a recipient of the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters FellowshipLearn more & watch the Tribute Concert:
OTD (2002) A month after completing a 3-peat with the Lakers, Kobe Bryant put on a show at Rucker Park!