MARCH 7 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1799 – Napoleon Bonaparte captured Jaffa on the 7th March 1799, during the Siege of Jaffa in Palestine

1876 – Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for the telephone on the 7th March 1876.

1983 ~ Blue Monday (1983) by English rock band New Order was released on the 7th March 1983. Blue Monday was originally released in 1983, and later remixed in 1988 and 1995, becoming a popular anthem in the dance club scene. Blue Monday is is one of the longest tracks ever to chart on the UK Singles Chart, at over 7 minutes long, and is the biggest-selling 12″ single of all time. YouTube video: New Order – Blue Monday ’88 (Official Video) High Quality…

1985 – The song “We Are the World” was internationally released on the 7th March 1985.

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