Daily Archives: March 12, 2017

Watch “Billy Joel – Uptown Girl” on YouTube

Watch “Billy Joel – Piano Man” on YouTube

Watch “Elton John – Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting (Yellow Brick Road 14 of 21)” on YouTube

Watch “Beatles – Let It Be [1970]” on YouTube

Watch “John Lennon – Imagine” on YouTube

Watch “The Beatles – Hey Jude” on YouTube

Watch “The Beatles – Obladi oblada (editado presentacion amigochas)” on YouTube

Watch “We Five – You Were On My Mind (Live On Hollywood Palace)” on YouTube

Watch “Mary Hopkin – Those Were The Days – 1968” on YouTube

Watch “OHIO EXPRESS – Yummy Yummy Yummy (1968)” on YouTube

Watch “The Platters – The Great Pretender – HD (1955)” on YouTube

Watch “Little Anthony “Tears on My Pillow”” on YouTube

Watch “Goin’ Out Of My Head” on YouTube

Today’s Holiday:Mauritius Independence Day

Today’s Holiday:
Mauritius Independence Day

This national holiday commemorates the day in 1968 when Mauritius gained independence from Britain, after being under its rule since the early 19th century. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday:Vaslav Nijinsky (1890)

Today’s Birthday:
Vaslav Nijinsky (1890)

Nijinsky was a ballet dancer and ballet’s first modernist choreographer. One of the greatest dancers of the 20th century, he performed spectacular leaps with unrivaled grace. During his career, his innovations were considered both scandalous and revolutionary. He had a romantic relationship with his mentor, Sergey Diaghilev, who dismissed him from the Ballets Russes when he married a Hungarian countess. A few years later, acute schizophrenia ended his career. Did he and Diaghilev ever reconcile? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History:First “Fireside Chat” by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933)

This Day in History:
First “Fireside Chat” by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933)

The “fireside chats” were a series of informal radio speeches delivered by president Roosevelt beginning in 1933, when the US was in the midst of the Great Depression and a third of Americans were unemployed. With his calm manner and simple way of explaining issues, Roosevelt discussed such issues as the banking crisis, the New Deal program, and the drought. During WWII, he reported on the progress of the war and discussed national defense. How many fireside chats did he deliver in all? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day:Oscar Wilde

Quote of the Day:
Oscar Wilde

The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day:Bloatware

Article of the Day:

During the 1970s, computer system resources like disk space and memory were fairly limited, and software developers worked long hours to produce small, efficient software products. Although technology has since improved, the industry’s focus on marketing and rapid coding has resulted in the proliferation of bloatware—software that gets larger and more complex with each version without providing obvious benefits to users. Which of today’s programs are often cited as examples of bloatware? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day:

Idiom of the Day:
be (someone’s) huckleberry
dated To be well or perfectly suited to someone’s job, need, or purpose. Primarily heard in US. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day:patella

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) A flat triangular bone located at the front of the knee joint.
Synonyms: kneecap, kneepan
Usage: Having learned his lesson, the rollerblader wore kneepads to protect his patellae from further injury.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Watch “Sting – Englishman In New York” on YouTube

Watch “Sting – Shape Of My Heart (lyrics)” on YouTube

Watch “Robert Downey Jr. & Sting – Every Breath You Take (Ally McBeal)” on YouTube

Watch “Antonin Dvorak – American suite Op. 98a” on YouTube

“Antonin Dvorak – American suite Op. 98a”

Watch “Antonin Dvorak – American suite Op. 98a” on YouTube

Watch “Paul Anka – Put Your Head On My Shoulder (1963 Version)” on YouTube

Watch “THE PLATTERS – ONLY YOU” on YouTube