Country Music Hall of Famer Jim Reeves died when his single-engine Beechcraft crashed near Nashville, Tennesse
Gentleman Jim became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1955.
He was 40
Nintendo’s Game Boy first went on sale in North America
118.69 million units were sold worldwide
Tecmo Bowl for life!!
Prince was big at the box office with the autobiographical story of the Minneapolis rock star, Purple Rain.
The flick grossed $7.7 million in its first three days of release on 917 movie screens. The album of the same name was the top LP in the U.S., as well.
and then lastly…
The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal
In May of 2015, Forbes named The Walt Disney Company the 11th most valuable brand in the world with a value of $179.5 Billion.