Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The coolest people in the world, by year, since 1903 (4 of 5)

1966: Clint Eastwood – Stars as the Man with No Name in The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
1967: The Beatles – Release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
1968: Jimi Hendrix – Releases his final album with the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Electric Ladyland
1969: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin – Become the first men to walk on the moon
1970: Miles Davis – Releases Bitches Brew, a groundbreaking jazz release
1971: Steve McQueen – Stars in Le Mans, as a forced alternative to actually racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans
1972: The Rolling Stones – Release Exile on Main Street and embark on their notoriously wild American tour
1973: Elton John – Releases Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Piano Player and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
1974: Robert DeNiro – Appears in the Godfather, part II, a role which he wins an Academy Award for
1975: Bruce Springsteen – Releases his breakthrough album Born to Run
1976: The Ramones – Release their debut self-titled album
1977: Harrison Ford – Appears as Han Solo in Star Wars
1978: John Belushi and Dan Akroyd – Make their debut as the Blues Brothers on Saturday Night Live
1979: The Clash – Release their double album, London Calling
1980: Larry Hagman – His character, J.R. Ewing, is shot on TV’s Dallas
1981: Ronald Reagan – Survives an assassination attempt
1982: Wayne Gretzky – Scores 92 goals with 120 assists in a single NHL season
1983: Michael Jackson – Releases Billie Jean and Beat It as singles, and was so cool the ground lit up when he walked on it
1984: Prince – Releases the soundtrack to his film Purple Rain
1985: Madonna – Embarks on her first tour, the Virgin Tour
1986: Matthew Broderick – Stars in the title role of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

1 comment:

Chelsea said...

Harrison Ford is hot.