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This installment of the 60’s Classic Countdown features the Top 50 Hits from July 19, 1969. Join Ron Kovacs live at 6pm ET on RadioMaxMusic.
|1||3||ROBIN THICKE Featuring T.I. & PHARRELL
|2||2||DAFT PUNK & PHARRELL
Come & Get It
Safe And Aound
The Other Side
|9||11||MARIAH CAREY Featuring MIGUEL
|10||8||MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS Featuring RAY DALTON
Can’t Hold Us
|11||9||FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE Featuring NELLY
Gone, Gone, Gone
Little Bit Of Everything
|14||32||MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS Featuring MARY LAMBERT
|15||33||FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
I Love It
|17||20||WALK OFF THE EARTH
See You Again
|19||27||ZAC BROWN BAND
Jump Right In
|21||22||P!NK & NATE RUESS
Just Give Me A Reason
Crash My Party
Here’s To Never Growing Up
|24||10||FALL OUT BOY
My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Lighten Up)
We Can’t Stop
I Want Crazy
Next To Me
|28||15||CALVIN HARRIS & ELLIE GOULDING
I Need Your Love
People Like Us
When I See This Bar
|33||23||BLAKE SHELTON & PISTOL ANNIES & FRIENDS
Boy’s Round Here
|34||16||KE$HA Featuring WILL.I.AM
|35||25||JENNIFER LOPEZ Featuring PITBUL
Live It Up
|38||40||RIHANNA Featuring MIKKY EKKO
Beat The Summer
Chloe (You’re The One I Want)
|43||61||RIHANNA Featuring DAVID GUETTA
Drinks After Work
Wasting All These Tears
What About Love
Still Into You
It’s A Beautiful Day
|52||54||TIM MCGRAW & TAYLOR SWIFT
Highway Don’t Care
|53||56||PITBUL Featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Feel This Moment
|54||62||LABRINTH Featuring EMELI SANDE
Beneath Your Beautiful
|56||46||LITTLE BIG TOWN
Your Side Of The Bed
Mother Like Mine
Every Little Thing
Dance With Me Tonight
What About Now
Anywhere With You
I Got You
Ohh La La
|66||N||TAYLOR SWIFT & ED SHEERAN
Everything Has Changed
|68||N||P!NK Featuring LILY ROSE COOPER
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January 1 – Townes Van Zandt, American folk singer (b. 1944) Died
January 5 – Burton Lane, American composer and lyricist (b. 1912) Died
January 23 – Richard Berry African-American singer and composer (b. 1935) Died
January 31 – Johnny Klein, American drummer (b. 1918) Died
February 13 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 7,000 for the first time, gaining 60.81 to 7,022.44.
February 23 – Tony Williams, American musician (b. 1945) Died
February 28 – North Hollywood shootout: Two robbers wearing kevlar body armor armed with AK-47s containing armor-piercing bullets injure 17 police officers and civilians in a gun battle. The incident sparked debate on the appropriate firepower for United States patrol officers to have available in similar situations in the future.
March 9 – The Notorious B.I.G., American rapper (b. 1972) Died
March 10 – La Vern Baker, American singer (b. 1929) Died
March 17 – Jermaine Stewart, American singer (b. 1957) Died
April 8 – Laura Nyro, American singer and composer (b. 1947) Died
April 19 – El Duce, American singer and drummer (b. 1958) Died
April 21 – A Pegasus rocket carries the remains of 24 people into earth orbit, in the first space burial.
April 27 – Andrew Cunanan murders Jeffrey Trail, beginning a murder spree that lasts until July and ends with the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.
June 6 – In Lacey Township, New Jersey, high school senior Melissa Drexler kills her newborn baby in a toilet.
June 13 – A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
June 21 – Rebecca Black, American singer
June 28 – Mrs. Miller, American singer (b. 1907) Died
July 1 – The United Kingdom hands sovereignty of Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.
July 15 – Spree killer Andrew Cunanan shoots fashion designer Gianni Versace to death outside Versace’s Miami, Florida residence.
July 16 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 63.17 to close at 8,038.88. It is the Dow’s first close above 8,000. The Dow has doubled its value in 30 months.
July 17 – The F.W. Woolworth Company closes after 117 years in business.
August 10 – Conlon Nancarrow, American-born composer (b. 1912) Died
August 16 – Greyson Chance, American singer, songwriter and pianist
August 21 – Be Here Now, the third album from English rock band Oasis, becomes the fastest selling album in UK history.
August 31 – Death of Diana, Princess of Wales: Diana, Princess of Wales is taken to hospital after a car accident shortly after midnight, in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris. She is pronounced dead at 3:00 am.
September 6 – The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, takes place at Westminster Abbey, watched by over 2 billion people worldwide.
September 18 – Jimmy Witherspoon, American blues singer (b. 1920) Died
September 19 – Rich Mullins, American musician (b. 1955) Died
October 5 – Arthur Tracy, American singer (b. 1899) Died
October 12 – John Denver, American musician (b. 1943) Died
October 19 – Glen Buxton, American guitarist (b. 1947) Died
November 1 – Alex Wolff, American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor
November 12 – Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the World Trade Center 1993 bombings.
November 15 – Saul Chaplin, American composer (b. 1912)
November 22 – Michael Hutchence, Australian musician, INXS (b. 1960) Died
December 2 – Michael Hedges, American composer and guitarist (b. 1953) Died
December 19 – James Cameron’s Titanic, the highest-grossing film of all time until his other film Avatar, premieres in the US.
December 21 – Amie Comeaux, American country singer (b. 1976) Died
This edition of Feature Year – 1996.
January 15 – Les Baxter, American musician and composer (b. 1922) Died
January 20 – Gerry Mulligan, American musician (b. 1927) Died
January 25 – Jonathan Larson, American composer and playwright (b. 1960) Died
February 9 – The element Copernicium is discovered.
February 16 – Brownie McGhee, American musician (b. 1915) Died
February 21 – Morton Gould, American musician and composer (b. 1913) Died
February 28 – Canadian singer Alanis Morissette wins the top honor, Album of the Year award, at the 38th Annual Grammy Awards. She is the youngest person to ever win this award, a record she held until 2010.
March 15 – Olga Rudge, American violinist (b. 1895) Died
March 31 – Jeffrey Lee Pierce, American musician (b. 1958) Died
April 4 – Larry LaPrise, American songwriter (b. 1912) Died
May 17 – Kevin Gilbert, American musician, composer, and record producer (b. 1966) Died
May 21 – Paul Delph, American musician and producer (b. 1957) Died
May 24 – Jacob Druckman, American composer (b. 1928) Died
May 25 – Brad Nowell, American musician (b. 1968) Died
June 13 – An 81-day standoff between the Montana Freemen and FBI agents ends with their surrender in Montana.
June 15 – Ella Fitzgerald, American singer (b. 1917) Died
June 23 – The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan.
July 2 – Lyle and Erik Menendez are sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
July 12 – Jonathan Melvoin, American musician (b. 1961) Died
July 16 – John Panozzo, American drummer (b. 1948) Died
July 27 – The Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics kills 1 and injures 111.
July 29 – Jason Thirsk, American bass player (b. 1967) Died
August 6 – The American punk rock band The Ramones play their last show.
August 11 – The British rock band Oasis plays the biggest free-standing concert in UK history at Knebworth, Hertfordshire.
August 13 – David Tudor, American pianist and composer (b. 1926) Died
August 20 – Rio Reiser, German rock musician and singer (b. 1950) Died
August 23 – Osama bin Laden writes “The Declaration of Jihad on the Americans Occupying the Country of the Two Sacred Places,” a call for the removal of American military forces from Saudi Arabia.
September 9 – Bill Monroe, American “father of bluegrass” music (b. 1911) Died
September 13 – Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor also known as “2Pac” (b. 1971) Died
September 17 – Spiro Agnew, American politician, 39th Vice President of the United States (b. 1918) Died
November 5 – Eddie Harris, American Jazz musician (b. 1934) Died
November 30 – Tiny Tim, American musician (b. 1932) Died
December 10 – Faron Young, American singer (b. 1932) Died
December 20 – Steve Jobs’ company NeXT is bought by Apple Computer, the company co-founded by Jobs.
January 15 – Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, launches on the Internet.
March 18 – John Phillips, American singer (b. 1935) Died
April 15 – Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (b. 1951) Died
May 12 – Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912) Died
May 15 – The female American rock band The Go-Go’s release their first album in 17 years since the album Talk Show (1984).
June 21 – John Lee Hooker, American musician (b. 1917) Died
June 30 – Chet Atkins, American guitarist and record producer (b. 1924) Died
July 2 – The world’s first self-contained artificial heart is implanted in Robert Tools.
August 9 – U.S. President George W. Bush announces his limited support for federal funding of research on embryonic stem cells.
September 6 – United States v. Microsoft: The United States Justice Department announces that it no longer seeks to break up software maker Microsoft, and will instead seek a lesser antitrust penalty.
September 11 – Nearly 3,000 are killed in the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and in rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania after American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 crash into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers, American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93 crashes into grassland in Shanksville.
September 18 – The 2001 anthrax attacks commence as letters containing anthrax spores are mailed from Princeton, New Jersey to ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, the New York Post, and the National Enquirer. 22 in total are exposed; 5 of them die.
October 23 – The iPod was first introduced by Apple.
October 25 – Microsoft Windows XP is released.
October 26 – U.S. President George W. Bush signs the USA PATRIOT Act into law.
November 12 – In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, headed to the Dominican Republic, crashes in Queens minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board.
November 13 – In the first such act since World War II, U.S. President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against any foreigners suspected of having connections to terrorist acts or planned acts against the United States.
November 29 – George Harrison, former lead guitarist of The Beatles, dies of lung cancer at the age of 58.
December 13 – Chuck Schuldiner, American singer and guitarist (b. 1967) Died