On this day: May 8

POSTED: 01:31 PM PDT May 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 07, 2016 

The first Westminster dog show takes place, Coca-Cola is sold for the first time, the Beatles release their final album, and the Soviet Union announces a boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, all on this day.

OTD May 8 - Toni Tennille
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1940: Singer Toni Tennille (right), best known as one-half of the 1970s Grammy Award-winning pop duo Captain & Tennille, is born Cathryn Antoinette Tennille in Montgomery, Alabama. Together with her husband, "Captain" Daryl Dragon, Tennille had five albums certified gold or platinum and scored numerous hits during their highest period of popularity, including "Love Will Keep Us Together," "Do That to Me One More Time" and "Muskrat Love." They also hosted their own television variety series in 1976–77.


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