APRIL 26TH IS THE 116TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS CHILDCARE PROFESSIONALS DAY, GET ORGANIZED DAY, HUG A FRIEND DAY, HUG AN AUSTRALIAN DAY, NATIONAL HAIRBALL AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL HELP A HORSE DAY, NATIONAL KIDS AND PETS DAY, NATIONAL PRETZEL DAY AND NATIONAL STATIC CLING DAY
Production begins on Elvis Presley’s first post-Army movie, G.I. Blues in Los Angeles.
B.J. Thomas not only reached the top spot the Billboard Hot 100, he also set a record for the number one song with the longest title with “Hey Won’t You Play Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song”.
Phoebe Snow, the velvet voiced singer / songwriter who teamed up with Paul Simon on Gone at last, died of complications from a stroke at the age of 60.
ABC’s telecast of U2: A Year in POP becomes the lowest-rated prime-time program in the history of major network television.