Newman & Newman ... get the job done.

On this date in 1968 ~ Jacqueline Kennedy married Aristotle Onassis. 


What famous NYC structure did Jackie campaign to save in the 1970's?

a.  Flatiron Building      b. The Daily News Building     c.  Grand Central Station

Speaking of the 1970's ... In January of 1970, which of the following songs was at #1 on the billboard charts for the first week in the new year?

a.  Boogie Oogie Oogie   by A Taste of Honey
b.  Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head   by B.J. Thomas
c.  Papa Was a Rollin' Stone   by The Temptations

Answers:   c. Grand Central Station
                   b. Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

While B.J. Thomas recorded "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head", it was written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach for the 1969 movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.  Who was first to be offered the song to sing for the movie?

a. Ray Stevens    b. Elvin Bishop    c. Kris Kristofferson


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Answer:  a. Ray Stevens

Final bit of trivia for Monday ... Did you know Ray Stevens' birth name is:
Harold Ray Ragsdale ??? Tis True!

Today's Birthday Pick is another Newman ... maybe not as famous as Paul, but very much a part of the entertainment industry.  Composer Thomas Newman was born on this date in 1955.  He has done the music for many films including The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Help, Erin Brockovich, The Shawshank Redemption & Meet Joe Black to name just a few.

                                                                   Thomas Newman born on this date in 1955.

                                                                   Thomas Newman born on this date in 1955.

Enjoy your Monday!