This Day in Music History

10 Aug 2013

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Background

American singer Eydie Gorme remembered for her 1963, No.7 Billboard hit, ‘Blame It On The Bossa Nova’, died at the age of 84. She also reached the Hot 100 six other times between 1956 and 1964 and earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an Emmy.

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9 Aug 2010

JetBlue flight attendant quits job via escape slide On August 9, 2010, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater quits his job in dramatic style by sliding down his plane’s emergency-escape chute while the aircraft is stopped near the terminal gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Slater, who claimed his actions were prompted by the behavior of a rude passenger, quickly became a media sensation and national folk hero.

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