Bobby Darin

August Timeline





Here are some significant events in the life and
career of Bobby Darin for the month of August:


  • August 4, 1958: "Splish Splash" reaches #3 on the Billboard chart.

  • August 23, 1958: Bobby appears on the television series, the Bob Crosby Show.

  • August 7, 1959: Bobby debuts in Hollywood at The Cloisters; he is introduced by
    George Burns.

  • August 22, 1959: Bobby appears on the Dick Clark Beechnut Show.

  • August 9, 1961: The movie, Come September, opens.

  • August 25, 1962: "Things" reaches number #3 on the Billboard chart.

  • August 25, 1965: The movie, That Funny Feeling, opens.

  • August 12, 1966: Sandra Dee files for divorce.

  • August 15, 1966: Bobby records "If I Were a Carpenter" in Los Angeles.

  • August 16, 1966: Darin appears with Richard Pryor (making his Vegas debut)
    at the Flamingo, Las Vegas.

  • August 25, 1967: Bobby performs at Princess Grace's annual Red Cross Gala
    in Monte Carlo.

  • August 1968: Commonwealth United Corporation buys Darin's T.M. Music.

  • August 2, 1969: Tim Hardin's recording of "Simple Song of Freedom" enters the
    Billboard chart; it peaks at #50.

  • August 11, 1969: Bobby appears on the syndicated television series, Della.

  • August, 1972: Motown LP, Bobby Darin, is released.

  • August 3, 1972: Bobby welcomes Debbie Reynolds and Charles Nelson Reilly to
    The Bobby Amusement Company.

  • August 6, 1972: Bobby performs a concert in Central Park.
    (Thanks, Joy Cash, for sharing your souvenir program.)

  • August 10, 1972: Bobby welcomes Pat Paulsen, Joan Rivers and Dusty Springfield to
    The Bobby Amusement Company.

  • August 17, 1972: Bobby welcomes Donald O'Connor, Dionne Warwick and
    Phil Ford & Mimi Hines to The Bobby Amusement Company.

  • August 24, 1972: Bobby welcomes Carl Reiner and Claudine Longet to
    The Bobby Amusement Company.

  • August 31, 1972: Bobby welcomes Florence Henderson and Pat Paulsen to
    The Bobby Amusement Company.

  • August, 1973: Happy Mother's Day, Love George (AKA / Run Stranger Run)
    is released.

  • August 26, 1973: Bobby's last concert is performed at the Hilton in Las Vegas.



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