Tag: 1960

  • “Save the Last Dance for Me”: The Story Behind the Song

    On this date in 1960, the song “Save the Last Dance For Me” by The Drifters hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here are some things you might not have known about the song. It’s a song you’ve probably heard a million times, but if you listen to the lyrics, the song tells […]

  • Presidential Debates: A Short History Long on Influence

    On this date in 1960, Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy participated in the first presidential general election debate. Here are some things you may not have known about that debate and those that followed. The famous 1858 debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas were held while the men were running for Senate. The […]