Add Your Piece of History… 10th May

10 May
  • On this day in 1908.  The first Mothers’ Day is celebrated.  Happy Mothers Day to Mothers all over the world.
  • On this day in 1960.  Paul ‘Bono’ Hewson, the lead singer of the Irish band U2 turns 53 today.
  • On this day in 1899.  Singer, dancer and actor Fred Astaire is born.
  • On this day in 1954.  Bill Haley & the Comets released “Rock around the Clock”.

Please feel free to add your piece of history (something personal or just general history).

Bill Haley and His Comets in 1956. Left to rig...

Bill Haley and His Comets in 1956. Left to right: Rudy Pompilli, Billy Williamson, Al Rex, Johnny Grande, Ralph Jones, Franny Beecher. Top: Bill Haley. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Movie screenshot of Fred Astaire singing "...

Movie screenshot of Fred Astaire singing “Poor Mr. Chisholm” (lyrics by Johnny Mercer, music by Bernie Hanighen) from Second Chorus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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