1969 John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar. After being denied entry into the US, they held a “Bed-In” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, recording ‘Give Peace a Chance’, which was released in July.

1964 Meet the Temptations debuts on the Gordy (Motown) label. The lineup features Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, Paul Williams, Otis Williams, and newest member Davis (David) Ruffin, who we only hear on ‘The Way You Do The Things You Do’. He had joined the Temps 3 months before the album’s release.

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The Keener Countdown for this week in 1969.

1959 Disney’s The Shaggy Dog premieres, starring Fred MacMurray, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Tim Considine and Jean Hagen. It’s also first theatrical release for former Mouseketeer, Annette Funicello and actress Roberta Shore.

1988 – Michael Jackson begins construction on Neverland, a 2,800-acre ranch and private amusement park in Santa Barbara, California. It goes up for sale in 2015 for $100 million. After lowering the price to 67 million two years later, and then relisted at $31 million in 2019, the property is pulled off the market as “unsellable.”