1959 – Robert Zimmerman Graduates From Hibbing HS

June 5, 1959

A young kid named Robert Zimmerman, a greaser of sorts known for his long hair and black leather jackets, graduates from Hibbing High School in Hibbing, MN. Within a few years, he would become a New York folksinger and change his name to Bob Dylan.


1957:Bill Justis, “Raunchy”
1968:The Beatles, “Don’t Pass Me By”
1970:Elvis Presley: “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Got My Mojo Working,” “Keep Your Hands Off Of It,” “How The Web Was Woven,” “It’s Your Baby, You Rock It,” “Stranger In The Crowd,” “I’ll Never Know,” “Mary In The Morning”
1970:Bob Dylan: “If Dogs Run Free,” “Went To See The Gypsy,” “What It’s All About,” “Winterlude,” “I Forgot To Remember,” “The Man In Me,” “Father Of Night,” “Lily Of The West (Flora)”
1974:Patti Smith, “Hey Joe”


1954:Kitty Kallen’s “Little Things Mean A Lot” hits #1
1958:Johnny Mathis’ LP Johnny’s Greatest Hits hits #1
1960:Brenda Lee’s “I’m Sorry” enters the charts
1961:Roy Orbison’s “Running Scared” hits #1

Source – about entertainment.com

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