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Nixon sends Elvis mail and Eagles country flies high in Today’s Rock history!

DECEMBER 6TH IS THE 340TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS FAUX FUR FRIDAY, NATIONAL GAZPACHO DAY, NATIONAL MICROWAVE OVEN DAY, AND NATIONAL PAWNBROKERS DAY.

1968

Aides to US President Richard Nixon send out 66,000 letters signed by Nixon to potential administrative office holders. Among those receiving one is Elvis Presley.

1980

Just two days before John Lennon was murdered, he gives an interview with BBC Radio 1 in which says the great thing about living in New York City was that people leave him alone.

2011

Dobi Gray dies at the age of 71 from complications following cancer surgery.

1993

The Eagles tape a video for Country star Travis Tritt’s version of “Take It Easy”. The get-together will eventually lead to the band’s reunion.

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