AUGUST 12TH IS THE 224TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS BASEBALL FANS DAY, IBM PC DAY, INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY, NATIONAL JULLIENE FRIES DAY, NATIONAL MIDDLE CHILD DAY, NATIONAL SEWING MACHINE DAY, TRUCK DRIVER DAY, AND VINYL RECORD DAY.
The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love” was the best-selling single in America.
2.6 billion people watched Lionel Richie close the Olympic Games in Los Angeles with his number one smash, “All Night Long”.
66-year-old Billy Joel and his fourth wife, 33-year-old Alexis Joel welcomed a baby girl they named Della Rose.
Fleetwood Mac played their first show at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival. The band members included Mick Fleetwood, Jeremy Spencer, Peter Green and Bob Brunning. John McVie wouldn’t replace Brunning until a month later, which is rather odd since the band has always maintained that the “Mac” part of their name was taken from “McVie”