Bobby Darin

For the Month of
October


  • October 2, 1969: "Bob" Darin appears on The Tom Jones Show.

  • October 2,3, 1959: Bobby was "Special Guest" at the First Annual Jazz Festival
    held at the Hollywood Bowl.

  • October 3-19, 1958: Bobby tours with the fall edition of the Biggest Show of Stars.

  • October 3, 1960: Bobby appears on The Bob Hope Special.

  • October 3, 1962: Bobby appears on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

  • October 3, 1964: "The Things in This House" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart.
    It would reach #86 and chart for 3 weeks.

  • October 4, 1964: Bobby appears on Wagon Train in the episode "The John Gillman Story."

  • October 4, 1967: Airdate for the TV Special Kraft Music Hall: Give My Regards to Broadway. Bobby hosted the special with guests Liza Minnelli, Kaye Stevens, Dennis Day and Jack Benny. Darin songs: "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Always Leave 'Em Laughing."

  • October 5, 1959: "Mack the Knife" hits #1 and stays there for 9 weeks.

  • October 5, 1959: That's All ATCO LP #33-104 enters Billboards LP Chart. Reaching #7 it would stay on the charts for 52 weeks.

  • October 5, 1959: Bobby appears on Hennesey, in the episode titled "Hennesey Meets Honeyboy."

  • October 5, 1971: Bobby appears on Ironside, in the episode title "The Gambling Game."

  • October 6, 1959: "Queen of the Hop" debuts on Billboard's Singles Chart. It would reach
    #9 and chart for 19 weeks.

  • October 6, 1959: Bobby Darin becomes the youngest artist to ever headline at the Sands in Las Vegas.

  • October 6, 1962: Things and Other Things ATCO LP #33-146 debuts on Billboard's LP Chart. It would reach #45 and chart for 10 weeks.

  • October 7, 1964: "Coffee Perkin' Time" and "Turbine Montage" are copyrighted.

  • October 8, 1959: "Moment of Love" and "You Know How" are copyrighted.

  • October 8, 1966: "If I Were a Carpenter" enters the top 40.

  • October 9, 1964: Bobby appears on The Bob Hope Chrysler Theatre, in the episode
    "Murder in the First" with Janet Leigh.

  • October 9, 1966: Bobby appears on The Andy Williams Show.

  • October 10, 1962: Release date for the movie If a Man Answers.

  • October 11, 1965: Bobby appears on The Steve Lawrence Show.

  • October 12, 1964: "That Funny Feeling" and "Two Tickets" are copyrighted.

  • October 14, 1968: Bobby appears on Laugh In.

  • October 17, 1960: Darin at the Copa enters Billboards LP Charts. It would peak at #9 and chart for 38 weeks.

  • October 17, 1962: Bobby appears on The Mike Douglas Show.

  • October 18, 1962: Bobby appears on The Merv Griffin Show

  • October 19, 1963: Bobby appears on the Jerry Lewis Show.

  • October 20, 1959: "I'll Be There" and "Somebody to Love" are copyrighted.

  • October 21, 1957: "Delia" and "Pretty Betty," both co-written with Don Kirshner, are copyrighted.

  • October 24, 1958: "You're Mine" is copyrighted.

  • October 24, 2010: Fans' Entertainment Hall of Fame honors Bobby for his excellence in entertainment. Bobby's "Whatta band!" members Tommy Amato and Billy McCubbin
    accepted the award for Bobby.

  • October 27, 1962: Bobby appears on Weekend.

  • October 29, 1958: Bobby records "That Lucky Old Sun," "A Picture Nobody Could Paint"
    and "Here I'll Stay" for ATCO. These songs would appear on the LP For Teenagers Only
    ATCO #SP-1001.

  • October 29, 1958: Bobby records "Some of These Days" for ATCO. This song would appear
    on Bobby's classic LP That's All ATCO #33-104.

  • October 29, 1968: Bobby appears on The Jerry Lewis Show.

  • October 30, 1968: Bobby Darin debuts new protest song "Long Line Rider" at the Cocoanut Grove, changes from tuxedo to denim jacket mid-show.

  • October 31, 1961: "Baby Face" is recorded. This ATCO single #6236 would reach #42 on
    the Pop Charts. "Irresistible You" is recorded. This ATCO single #6214 would reach #15
    on the Pop Charts.

  • October 31, 1961: "Jailer Bring Me Water" is recorded for ATCO.

  • October 31, 1966: "Lovin' You" is recorded. This Atlantic single #2376 would reach #32 on the Pop Charts and #17 on the Adult Charts.

  • October 31, 1972: "Something in Her Love" co-written with Tommy Amato, is copyrighted.

  • October, 1957: Bobby appears at the Apollo Theatre.

  • October, 1962: Bobby appears on American Bandstand. Dick Clark interviews Bobby regarding his movie If a Man Answers.

  • October, 1963: Bobby announces decision to leave nightclub performing to devote more
    time to T.M. Music, movies; opens last Vegas performance October 24 at the Flamingo.

  • October, 1971: Airdate for the TV special The Darin Invasion. Hosted by Bobby with guests George Burns, Linda Ronstadt, The Poppy Family and Pat Carroll.


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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
Series.
Booklet from Bobby Darin: The Unreleased Capitol Sides.
LP chart information courtesy of Eric D. Sweenor.


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