Feb. 3, 1959: The Day the Music Died

Feb. 3, 1959,

I’m a day late but trying to catch up. Here’s the Mirror’s front page from 1959.

This post originally ran on latimes.com and is available via Archive.org.

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2 Responses to Feb. 3, 1959: The Day the Music Died

  1. Mrs. Benito says:

    I wasn’t born until 1960 & didn’t discover Buddy Holly’s music until I was in my fifties! What a delight he was. And was only a huge influence on the Beatles, Elvis Costello, and every good rock musician who ever lived, is all.


  2. Check out the story on the far left, on integration of schools in Virginia. Not so much change in 60 years……


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