Summer Songs of the 1960s

Summer Songs of the 1960sSummer Songs come in two different varieties: 1. The the classic songs that describe summertime, vacations, beaches and the boardwalk. 2. The songs that were played in constant rotation on the radio and dance clubs Included are timeless, obvious songs like Summer in The City by The Lovin’ Spoonful and there… Read More

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 14, 1969 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Eligibility Year: 1968 Oliver! had 11 nominations, winning 5 awards. Oliver! was the only G-rated film to win Best Picture. 1969 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Oliver! – John Woolf, producer (WINNER) Funny… Read More

1969 Grammy Award Winners

1969 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 12, 1969 Televised “Best On Record” May 5, 1969 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville & New York Opening/Closing: Rowan and Martin Eligibility Year: November 2, 1967 – November 1, 1968 1969 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Mrs. Robinson – Simon and Garfunkel Album of the Year:… Read More

1968 Grammy Award Winners

1968 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: February 29, 1968 Televised “Best On Record” May 8, 1968 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York Eligibility Year: November 2, 1966 – November 1, 1967 1968 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Up, Up and Away – 5th Dimension Album of the Year: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely… Read More

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 10, 1967 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1966 The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called. 1967 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann (WINNER) Alfie… Read More

1967 Grammy Award Winners

1967 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 2, 1967 Televised “Best On Record” May 24, 1967 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York Eligibility Year: November 2, 1965 – November 1, 1966 There was no “Best New Artist” award – sorry Neil Diamond, Monkees, Tommy James, Sergio Mendes, Mamas and the Papas, B.J.… Read More

1966 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1966 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1966: World Changing Event: Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution The Top Song was I’m A Believer by The Monkees The Movies to Watch include Alfie, The Sand Pebbles, The Professionals and Fantastic Voyage The Most Famous Person in America was probably Walt Disney Notable books include: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote… Read More

1966 Grammy Award Winners

1966 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 15, 1966 Televised “Best on Record” May 16, 1966 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York Eligibility Year: December 1, 1964 – November 1, 1965 1966 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: A Taste of Honey – Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Album of the… Read More

1965 Grammy Award Winners

1965 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: April 13, 1965 Televised “Best on Record” May 18, 1965 Held at: Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills Host/Emcee: Steve Allen Eligibility Year: December 1, 1963 – November 30, 1964 1965 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: The Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto Album of the… Read More

1965 Oscars 37th Academy Awards

1965 Oscars 37th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 5, 1965 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1964 Mary Poppins earned 13 nominations, winning 5 Oscars. My Fair Lady and Becket each earned 12 nominations, My Fair Lady won 8 Oscars. Becket won 1 Award. Audrey Hepburn played… Read More

1964 Grammy Award Winners

1964 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: May 12, 1964 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles and New York Host: Dean Martin Eligibility Year: December 1, 1962 – November 30, 1963 1964 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: The Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini Album of the Year: The Barbra Streisand AlbumThe Barbra Streisand… Read More

1964 Oscars 36th Academy Awards

1964 Oscars 36th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 13, 1964 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Jack Lemmon Eligibility Year: 1963 Best Picture winner Tom Jones was the only film in history to garner three Best Supporting Actress nominations. Cleopatra (9 nominations) and Tom Jones (10 nominations) each won 4 Oscars.… Read More

1963 Grammy Award Winners

1963 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: May 15, 1963 Televised: “Best on Record” December 8, 1963 Held at: Chicago, Los Angeles and New York Host: Frank Sinatra Eligibility Year: December 1, 1961 – November 30, 1962 1963 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: I Left My Heart in San Francisco, Tony Bennett Album of the… Read More

1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards

1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 8, 1963 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Frank Sinatra Eligibility Year: 1962 Lawrence of Arabia earned 1o nominations, winning 7. To Kill a Mockingbird earned 8 nominations, winning 3. 1963 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia – Sam Spiegel… Read More