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June 26, 1984

Today In History

Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"

Remember When

Kent State Massacre
Movie: Soul of the Game is a 1996 made-for-television movie about Negro league baseball
NY ISLANDERS WIN FOUR STANLEY CUPS
On May 24, 1980 in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, Bobby Nystrom scored 7:11 into overtime of Game 6 of the NHL Finals vs. the Philadelphia Flyers to give the New York Islanders their first ever Stanley Cup Championship, just eight years after the team was founded. Nystrom’s dramatic goal not only won the Stanley Cup, but also started one of the most memorable dynasties in sports history. Led by Hall of Fame Head Coach Al Arbour, the Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cups from 1980-1983. Hockey fans will fondly remember that this team included Hall of Famers Mike Bossy, Bryan Trottier, Denis Potvin, Billy Smith, and many other talented players. After winning four straight Stanley Cups, the Islanders advanced to the 1984 NHL Finals, but lost to Wayne Gretzky and the upstart Edmonton Oilers, hockey’s next dynasty. The loss snapped the Islanders incredible streak of 19 postseason series in a row.
Song of the Day
Billie Holiday | "I´ll be seeing you"
Billie Holiday The future "Lady Day" first heard the music of Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith on a victrola at Alice Dean's, the Baltimore "house of ill repute" where she ran errands and scrubbed floors as a young girl. She made her singing debut in obscure Harlem nightclubs (borrowing her professional name from screen star Billie Dove), then toured with Count Basie and Artie Shaw before going solo. Benny Goodman dragged the frightened singer to her first studio session. Between 1933 and 1944, she recorded over 200 "sides," but she never received royalties for any of them. Her own compositions included "God Bless the Child," espousing the virtues of financial independence and "Don't Explain," lament on infidelity. White gardenias, worn in her hair, became her trademark.
Leonardo DiCaprio first interview at age 16 on the set of Growing Pains
Explore America
On our way .... The Friendly skies

Beauties!!!

Tina Louise

Barbara Feldon

Goldie and Liza

Diahann Carroll

Rita Moreno

Tina Louise

Barbara Feldon

Goldie and Liza

Diahann Carroll

Rita Moreno

TV Show of the Day
Route 66 Episode: But What Do You Do in March?
Airing every Friday from October 1960 to March 1964, Route 66 starred Martin Milner as “Tod Stiles” and George Maharis as “Buz Murdock”. The show featured the stars moving from town to town in a Corvette Convertible, and involving themselves with the struggles of the local people. The theme song, composed and performed by Nelson Riddle, became a major hit in pop circles.
Batman and Robin: The 1960s TV Series - a classic scene!
Lew Alcindor dominated college basketball with UCLA
Interview of the Day
Dick Van Dyke - Archive Interview Part 1 of 6
Ernie Ladd vs Haystacks Calhoun - from Madison Square Garden, November 1975. A very historic & nostalgic match

CLASSIC AMERICAN IMAGES

Wheeling WV

Wheeling WV

Young and on their way to stardom

Chamberlain at the University of Kansas

Bart Starr - University of Alabama

Bill Bradley - Princeton University

Bill Cartwright - University of San Francisco

Charles Barkley - Auburn University

Chamberlain at the University of Kansas

Bart Starr - University of Alabama

Bill Bradley - Princeton University

Bill Cartwright - University of San Francisco

Charles Barkley - Auburn University

Collectible Editions

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