FDR becomes the first president to fly while in office, Joltin' Joe and Marilyn Monroe elope, Bogie dies, and the Miami Dolphins cap off a perfect season, all on this day.
1948: Musician, songwriter and record producer T-Bone Burnett, who won Grammy Awards for the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack and for his work with Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "The Weary Kind" from "Crazy Heart," is born Joseph Henry Burnett in St. Louis, Mo. Burnett, who was a guitarist in Bob Dylan's band on the Rolling Thunder Revue tour, has produced artists such as Roy Orbison, John Mellencamp, Los Lobos, Counting Crows, Elton John, Elvis Costello and Tony Bennett.
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