Bobby Darin

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  • June 5, 1960: Bobby appears as "Mystery Guest" on the TV Series What's My Line?"

  • June 6, 1968: Bobby receives news, while performing at Mr. D's in San Francisco, that
    Robert Kennedy had been shot.

  • June 7, 1960: Bobby appears on The George Burns Show.

  • June 8, 1961: Bobby records for ATCO "Come September," "Special Someone," "Teenage
    Theme" and "Movin' On."

  • June 8 - 9, 1968: Bobby attends Robert Kennedy's memorial service in New York, and
    funeral at Arlington Cementary.

  • June 9, 1958: Bobby copyrights "Early in the Morning," co-written with Woody Harris,
    and "Now We're One."

  • June 9, 1999: Bobby inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

  • June 11, 1960: Bobby appears on The Dick Clark Beechnut Show.

  • June 12, 1961: Bobby's single "Nature Boy" ATCO #6196 debuted on Billboard's Single
    Chart. It peaked at #40 and charted for 6 weeks.

  • June 12, 1962: Bobby copyrights "Jailer Bring Me Water."

  • June 12, 1969: Bobby copyrights "Simple Song of Freedom."

  • June 13, 1958: Bobby copyrights "Whomp Be Omp Bomp."

  • June 14, 1965: Bobby copyrights "It's What's Happening Baby."

  • June 15 - 16, 1960: Bobby's performance at The Copa is recorded and would appear on
    the LP Darin at the Copa.

  • June 15 - 16, 1960: Bobby records "Birth of the Blues," "My Funny Valentine" and
    "Splish Splash."

  • June 17, 1958: Bobby records "Early in the Morning." The ATCO single #6121 reached
    #24 on the Pop Charts and #8 on the R&B Charts.

  • June 17, 1970: Bobby performs concert at London's Albert Hall.

  • June 19, 1961: Bobby records the Harry Warren/Johnny Mercer song "You Must Have
    Been a Beautiful Baby."
    The ATCO single #6206 reached #5 on the Pop Charts.

  • June 19, 1961: Bobby records "Things." The ATCO single #6229, which he wrote, reached
    #3 on the Pop Charts.

  • June 20, 1960: Bobby records the Marguerite Monnot/Joseph Mustacchi song "Milord."
    The ATCO single #6297 reached #45 on the Pop Charts and #11 on the Adult Charts.

  • June 21, 1962: Bobby copyrights "Chantal's Theme."

  • June 21, 1966: Bobby records "Merry Go Round in the Rain" for Atlantic.

  • June 22, 1959: Bobby copyrights "Summertime Symphony."

  • June 23, 1958: Bobby's single "Splish Splash" ATCO #6117 debuted on Billboard's Single Chart. It peaked at #3 and charted for 15 weeks. It also reached #1 on the R & B Charts.

  • June 24, 1960: Bobby copyrights "Look for My True Love."

  • June 25, 1964: Bobby copyrights "Look at Me," co-written with Randy Newman.

  • June 25, 1973: Bobby marries Andrea Joy Yeager in Walnut Grove, California.

  • June 26, 2004: Bobby is honored on the Bronx Walk of Fame

  • June 27, 1960: Pat Boone hosted the TV Special Coke Time. Guests included Bobby,
    Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Paul Anka, Edd Byrnes, Bob Denver and Anita Bryant.

  • June, 1966: Bobby records for Atlantic "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf" and "Merci Cherie."
    ATCO single #2341.

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SOURCES: That's All: Bobby Darin on Record, Stage and Screen, by Jeff Bleiel.
Booklet from The Bobby Darin Collection: As Long As I'm Singing.
Booklet from Bobby Darin: The Capitol Collectors
Booklet from Bobby Darin: The Unreleased Capitol Sides.
LP chart information courtesy of Eric D. Sweenor.

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