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The best blues singer you may not know

Big Mama Thornton recorded “Hound Dog” – a song written for her – on 13 August 1952.

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Nixon resigns

With the threat of successful impeachment hanging over him, Richard Nixon announced his resignation on 08 August 1974 at 9:01 pm Eastern.

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The television era begins

WNBT broadcast a Brooklyn Dodgers – Philadelphia Phillies game on 01 July 1943, and Bulova sponsored the first commercial.