Daily Archives: November 19, 2017

1968 Olympics Black Power salute

“The 1968 Olympics Black Power salute was a political demonstration conducted by African-American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Summer Olympics in the Olympic Stadium in Mexico City. After having won gold and … Continue reading

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Lesley Gore – “It’s My Party”, “Judy’s Turn to Cry” (1963)

“‘It’s My Party’ is a pop song recorded by multiple artists since the 1960s. In 1963, American singer Lesley Gore‘s version hit #1 on the pop and rhythm and blues charts in the United States. It was the first hit … Continue reading

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