Wednesday, October 4, 2017

October 4th

Outside The Top 40 we find bulleted hits by King Curtis ("Memphis Soul Stew", up from #48 to #41), Engelbert Humperdinck ("The Last Waltz", #53 to #44), "Let It Out" by The Hombres (#59 to #46), "Ode To Billie Joe" by The Kingpins (#60 to #49), "Please Love Me Forever" by Bobby Vinton (#66 to #53), "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" by The Happenings (#64 to #54), "I'm Wondering" by Stevie Wonder (a HUGE leap from #96 to #59), "Holiday" by The Bee Gees (#80 to #60), "Even The Bad Times Are Good" by The Tremeloes (#87 to #61, a leap of 26 places), "Love Is Strange" by Peaches and Herb (#77 to #63), "Incense And Peppermints" by The Strawberry Alarm Clock (#81 to #64), "The Rain, The Park And Other Things" by The Cowsills (up 25 spots from #90 to #65), "Dirty Man" by Laura Lee (#84 to #73) and "Everlasting Love" by Robert Knight (#89 to #79). 

The St. Louis Cardinals win Game One of the World Series by a score of 2-1.  Bob Gibson is the winning pitcher.  Boston pitcher Jose Santiago scored his team's only run when he homered in the third inning. 

Their previous appearance the week before on David Frost's "The Frost Programme" had proven so popular that John Lennon and George Harrison returned this evening to continue their discussion about Transcendental Meditation.  The entire program was devoted to this discussion with John and George answering questions from Frost, the studio audience and letters received from viewers prompted to write in after viewing last week's program. 

Micky Dolenz overdubs sounds from his new Moog synthesizer on the tracks "Daily Nightly" and "Star Collector" for the forthcoming "Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones, Ltd." album.


Future "Ray Donovan" star Liev Schreiber is born.