Not sure where this came from, but it's funny........
September 8, 1949:
In Bavaria, Richard Strauss dies.
September 8, 1949:
In Greece, Milos Muzak is born.
August 15, 1953:
Future songwriter Jimmy Webb forgets his slice of birthday cake outside. Moments later, it begins to rain.
February 16, 1955:
After 15 minutes of sitting in a boat listening to "Go Back Home, You Obnoxious Little Foreign Brats!", humorless Disneyland execs decide to look for another composer for their new attraction.
September 17, 1955:
Young Michael Jagger gets his lips caught in a Coke bottle for several hours.
May 4, 1956:
In Toronto, Neil Young's tonsillectomy causes no damage to his larynx, thereby not robbing him of his voice.
July 23, 1956:
Colonel Tom Parker says to Elvis, "Boy, you're nothin' but skin and bones. You better put on some weight, or people are gonna think you're sick!"
June 3, 1958:
In an attempt to impress his piano teacher, young Barry Manilow changes keys in the middle of his rendition of "Heart & Soul" -- three times.
June 7, 1966:
"Hey, chaps, I'd like you to meet my new girlfriend, Yoko."
July 18, 1966:
"Let's let Ringo sing one. No harm in that, is there?"
March 30, 1968:
An alien craft leaves a baby on the doorstep of the Dion farm just outside of Montreal, Canada.
September 22, 1968:
Baffled by audiences' lack of enthusiasm about a deaf, dumb and blind shuffleboard champ, Pete Townshend heads dejectedly down to the corner pub.
August 16, 1969:
At a party for her 11th birthday, Madonna Louise Ciccone is strangely unfazed when Vinny Martello stuffs two ice cream cones down the front of her dress.
May 21, 1971:
In a meat-deprivation-fueled stupor, Paul McCartney tells Linda "Hey, Luv, why don't you play in the band?"
July 29, 1974:
"Soup or sandwich today, Ms. Cass?"
October 31, 1975:
At a costume party in Greenwich Village, a soldier, an Indian, a biker, a construction worker, a cop and a cowboy all decide, "This is too much fun to do just once a year!"
September 6, 1977:
Due to a misprint on his high school schedule, Kenny G. attends "Sax Education" class.
October 31, 1978:
Michael Jackson takes in Peter Pan on Broadway and thinks how cool it would be to look more like Sandy Duncan.
November 8, 1980:
Mark David Chapman can't quite scrounge up $50 for shooting lessons. A month later, his attempted assassination of Yoko Ono goes horribly awry.
August 12, 1986:
"Congratulations Mr. Hanson -- it's another boy!"
November 3, 1987:
Knowing how much her kids loved Star Wars, a naive Tipper Gore rushes home with a newly-bought "Luke Skywalker and 2-Live Crew" CD.
July 16, 1993:
Shaquille O'Neal skips free-throw drills to record his first rap album.
January 6, 1995:
Art Garfunkel gets three fewer hits than David Crosby on eBay when "celebrity musician sperm" is entered in the search box.
September 2, 1997:
Lou Bega finishes "Mambo #4," decides his symphony needs one more movement.
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