The Day the Music Died Day
Date When Celebrated : Observance is always February 3
The Day the Music Died Day commemorates the untimely death of singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper. These three Rock singers died in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959. at the height of their popularity.
Every generation has their music idols. These three were among the top of the 1950's generation. Those who grew up in the fifties mourned the premature deaths of their music idols. Memorials and remembrances occurred for years. Today, there are many websites memorializing their deaths, and detailing the events before and after the tragedy.
This day is an observance, rather than a holiday. The term "holiday" implies a celebration. The death of these three musicians was nothing short of tragic. So, let's mark this day in recognition of the silencing of the voices of these great singers in their prime.
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
Flower of the Day: Alyssum, Gold Dust
Recipe of the Day: Beef Stroganoff
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