Wednesday, February 10, 2016

February 10, 1942

Glenn Miller's recording of Chattanooga Choo Choo becomes the first record to be certified as a Gold Record after 1,200,000 copies are sold.

Glenn Miller (on right) being presented with a Gold Record for Chattanooga Choo Choo by an unknown RCA executive. The man on the far left is CBS sports announcer Paul Douglas who would go on to a Hollywood acting career. He would star in movies with Linda Darnell, Barbara Stanwyck, Judy Holiday, Marilyn Monroe, and Janet Leigh.

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