If you feel a spontaneous attack of 'dooby dooby doo' coming on, it's probably because it's 42 years to the day since the release of Sinatra's immortal Strangers in the Night.

Not to mention 47 years since Bob Dylan's first public appearance, and 79 since Popeye's!

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