22 May

Pick a Day

22 MAY

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2019 ABC airs live remakes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons, two shows with iconic theme songs. Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei (as Archie and Edith Bunker) sing "Those Were The Days," the All in the Family theme; Jennifer Hudson does "Movin' On Up," The Jeffersons theme.More

2015 Jana Kramer marries former NFL player Mike Caussin.

2011 Donald Trump names John Rich of Big & Rich winner of The Celebrity Apprentice, Season 11.

2011 Joseph Brooks, who wrote the title hit to the 1977 film You Light Up My Life, commits suicide at age 73 while awaiting a rape trial. He was accused of committing a series of rapes by luring aspiring actresses to his apartment under the guise of conducting movie auditions.

2010 Alanis Morissette marries the rapper Souleye (Mario Treadway). They have their first child seven months later.

2009 Meg White marries guitarist Jackson Smith, son of Patti Smith and Fred "Sonic" Smith, in the backyard of her former husband (and White Stripes bandmate), Jack White, in Nashville. The ceremony is a double wedding, with the Raconteurs' Jack Lawrence marrying his photographer girlfriend Jo McCaughey.

2007 Joey Fatone of 'N Sync comes in second to Apolo Anton Ohno on Dancing With The Stars.

2006 Mary Wilson (of The Supremes) has heart bypass surgery.

2000 Aaron Tippin releases "Kiss This," his third and final #1 hit on the country chart.

1996 Mission: Impossible, starring Tom Cruise as superspy Ethan Hunt, debuts in theaters. A reboot of the classic '60s TV series, it features a hit electronic reimagining of Lalo Schifrin's iconic "Burning Fuse" theme from U2's Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen.

1976 "Silly Love Songs" by Paul McCartney & Wings goes to #1 in America, where it stays for five weeks.

1972 The Guess Who record their Live At The Paramount album in Seattle, Washington.

1968 Cream's Disraeli Gears is certified gold.

1967 Dan Roberts (bass guitarist for Crash Test Dummies) is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

1967 Florence Ballard makes her last appearance with The Supremes when the group performs on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

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Suicide Bomber Kills 22 At Ariana Grande Concert

2017

Minutes after an Ariana Grande concert ends at the Manchester Arena in England, a suicide bomber detonates a device, killing 22 and injuring at least 60 others in an act of terrorism.


The bomber is 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a Manchester resident with family in Libya. Grande suspends her Dangerous Woman tour and puts together the "One Love Manchester" benefit concert, held a few miles from the Arena, which raises over $3 million with performances by Coldplay, Katy Perry, and several other stars. The tour resumes in Paris on June 7. "We will never be able to understand why events like this take place because it is not in our nature, which is why we shouldn't recoil," Grande posts. "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we ever did before."

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