“Way Back When” for Thurs. July 15, 2021


Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Thursday, July 15, 2021

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 1815 Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered to the British after his loss the previous month at the Battle of Waterloo.

1968 The Soap Opera “One Life to Live” debuted on ABC. The daytime soap opera stays on the air until August 19th, 2013.

1957 The first official day of production of the Edsel. The automobile that would come to symbolize failure in popular culture.


 Music History:

1946 American singer Linda Ronstadt was born. She had the 1975 US No.1 single ‘You’re No Good’, and the 1989 UK No.2 single with Aaron Neville, ‘Don’t Know Much’ plus over 15 other US Top 40 hits. She has earned 11 Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music awards, an Emmy Award, and an ALMA Award.


Notable Birthdays today:

Actor Forest Whitaker 60

Model Kim Alexis 61

Retired Wrestler Jesse Ventura 70


Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com