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V101.9 Flashback: This Date In History

By Gary Knight
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Photo By: Annette Brown  / Getty Images Entertainment

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It’s always nice to reminisce about the good ‘ol days and V101.9 takes you down memory lane. Today we feature some of the biggest and memorable moments on this date March 5th in news, music and entertainment.

1955 – Elvis Presley made his first TV appearance on the “Louisiana Hayride” show.
1956 – Teena Marie (Born)
1974 – Eva Mendes (Born)
1985 – Mary McLeod Bethune, educator, civil rights leader and founder of National Council of Negro Women was commemorated on a U.S. postage stamp
1993 – Sprinter Ben Johnson was banned from racing for life by the Amateur Athletic Association after testing positive for banned performance-enhancing substances for a second time
1998 – Mariah Carey divorces Tommy Mottola

Number One Songs On This Date
1976 – Love Machine – The Miracles
1983 – Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
1990 – Escapade – Janet Jackson
1999 – Angel of Mine – Monica

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