Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Bonanza - Season 6 (The Search)


Season 6 (1964-65) of Bonanza on NBC was the first season for this legendary western was the #1 prime time show in the US.   With a 36.3 rating they outdistanced the #2 show "Bewitched" by 5 rating points.

This would be the first of 3 consecutive season as the #1 show in US television.

"The Search"
Season 6 episode 21
aired Sunday February 14th 1965
9-10pm NBC TV




Sunday, July 26, 2015

Top 25 of Japan Billboard Hot 100 (7/27/2015)


Billboard Japan Hot 100 Chart
Top 25 Songs
Week of July 27th 2015


NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) July 26th 2015

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending July 26th 2015


10 - The Nightengale - Kristin Hannah
(23 weeks on list)

9  -  The Rumor - Elin Hilderbrand
(4 weeks on list)

8  -  Luckiest Girl Alive - Jessica Knoll
(9  weeks on list)

7  -  Finders Keepers - Stephen King
(6 weeks on list)

6  -  Truth or Die - James Patterson
(3 weeks on list)

5  -  Nemesis - Catherine Coulter
(Debut)
In Coulter's 19th F.B.I. suspense thriller, the agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich must discover who is responsible for bombings in New York City.

4  -  The English Spy - Daniel Silva
(2 weeks on list) (#1 last week)
Gabriel Allon, an art restorer and occasional spy for the Israeli secret service, helps British intelligence track down the killer of a beautiful former member of the royal family.

3  -  Code of Conduct - Brad Thor
(Debut)
In Thor's 15th thriller, the counterterrorism operative  Scot Harvath undertakes a deadly assignment set in motion by a leaked video.

2  -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(62 weeks on list)

1  -  The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
(26 weeks on list) (return to #1)
A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.



Glen Campbell Sings Hits Medley & Talks About Elvis

"The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn"  
Feb 2002

4

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Classic Movie Poster of the Week

The Music Man
July 22nd 1962
starting its 2nd of 8 non consecutive weeks as the #1 movie in the USA.  It would also be the 5th biggest movie of 1962 with $14.9 million in box office receipts.



Wednesday, July 15, 2015

2014-2015 MLB All Star Game MVP

Mike Trout
Outfield
(Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)

Winner of the 2014 and 2015 MLB All Star Game MVP Award
(first play in the history of the All Star game to win back to back MVP awards)



Sunday, July 12, 2015

NY Times Bestseller List (NonFiction) July 12th 2015

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non Fiction
Top Ten
Week Ending July 12th 2015

10 - Adios, America! - Ann Coulter
(4 weeks on list)

9  -  It's A Long Story - Willie Nelson
(8 weeks on list)

8  -  Being Mortal - Atul Gawande
(38 weeks on list)

7  -  Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies - David Fisher
(12 weeks on list)

6  -  The Road To Character - David Brooks
(11 weeks on list)

5  -  Sick In The Head - Judd Apatow
(2 weeks on list)

4  -  Dead Wake - Erik Larson
(16 weeks on list)

3  -  Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari
(2 weeks on list)

2  -  Down The Rabbit Hole - Holly Madison
(Debut)
Life inside the Playboy Mansion, by a former bunny and girlfriend of Hugh Hefner

1  -  The Wright Brothers - David McCullough
(8 weeks on the list) (8 weeks at #1)
The story of the bicycle mechanics from Ohio who ushered in the age of flight.



Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

June 8th 2009
Bryce Harper is the chosen one at 16



Thursday, July 9, 2015

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) July 5th 2015

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending July 5th 2015

10 - Memory Man - David Baldacci
(9 weeks on list)

9  -  In The Unlikely Event - Judy Blume
(3 weeks on list)

8  -  Country - Danielle Steel
(Debut)
After her husband's sudden death, a woman falls in love with a country music superstar.

7  -  Radiant Angel - Nelson DeMille
(4 weeks on list)

6  -  The Rumor - Elin Hilderbrand
(Debut)
Two friends on Nantucket must deal with damaging gossip about themselves and their husbands.

5  -  The President's Shadow - Brad Meltzer
(Debut)
In the 3rd Culper Ring novel, a member of a secret society charged with protecting the presidency becomes involved when a severed arm is found in the White House Rose Garden.

4  -  Tom Clancy Under Fire - Grant Blackwood
(Debut)
A former collaborator continues Clancy's series about the covert intelligent exper jack Ryan Jr.

3  -  Finders Keepers - Stephen King
(3 weeks on list)

2  -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(59 weeks on list)

1  -  The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins
(23 weeks on list) (last week's #1)
A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.


Top 10 Most Popular Modern Authors


Top 10 Most Popular Modern Authors

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

1979 MLB All Star Game MVP

Dave Parker
Rightfield
(Pittsburgh Pirates)
Winner of the 1979 Major League Baseball All Star Game MVP


Thursday, July 2, 2015