On this day in1956 Elvis Presleyrecords his cover version of Carl Perkins' song "Blue Suede Shoes."
Also on this day in 1961, Patsy Cline released "I Fall to Pieces,” which became the Billboard song of the year.
Born on this day in 1925, engineer, inventor, and early computer and Internet pioneer Douglas Engelbart. Doug is best known for his work on founding the field of human–computer interaction, which resulted in the computer mouse.
A thought from Doug Englebart: The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.