On this Day in History: May 4

1984 – New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen releases Pink Cadillac, the B-side to Dancing in the Dark. Pink Cadillac became the first and biggest hit single off his album Born in the U.S.A., the best-selling album of Springsteen’s career.
1977 – British journalist David Frost interviews former President Richard Nixon, who answered questions regarding the Watergate scandal and his resignation, admitting that he had let the American people down.
1959 – The 1st Annual Grammy Awards are held, then called the Gramophone Award. They were held simultaneously in two locations – the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, and the Park Sheraton in New York City.
1948 – Norman Mailer’s first novel, The Naked and the Dead, is published.

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