On this Day August 10
1963 – ‘Little’ Stevie Wonder is just 13 when “Fingertips Part 2” reaches the top of the Billboard singles chart and holds there for three weeks. He becomes the youngest musician ever with a No. 1 hit.
2002 – In her third marriage, Lisa Marie Presley ties the knot with actor Nicolas Cage at a resort in Hawaii. Presley was previously married to musician Danny Keough and pop sensation Michael Jackson. Cage files for divorce four months later.
2008 – Singer-songwriter Isaac Hayes dies of a stroke at his home in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 65. Hayes won an Oscar for the 1971 smash “Theme From Shaft” and was the voice of Chef from the animated TV series “South Park.”
1948 – The first reality TV show premieres before most Americans even own a TV. “Candid Camera,” with host Allen Funt, filmed pranks as they played out on unsuspecting victims who often didn’t realize they were being duped until they heard the show’s tagline: “Smile! You’re on Candid Camera.”
Own a Piece of This Day
The Definitive Collection / Stevie Wonder
This collection features a carefully chosen chronological list of the musical genius’s biggest hits beginning with his teen years (“Fingertips Part 2”), the driving and glorious “Uptight (Everything Is Alright),” the soul-rich classic “My Cherie Amour” and beyond.
Songs From The Big Chair / Tears For Fears
This British duo ruled the pop world in 1985, when this album and two of its tracks — “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” and “Shout” — took a trip to the top of the music charts.
Candid Camera: Greatest Moments
America’s longest-running entertainment series, “Candid Camera” has been making people smile since 1948. Included here are classic sequences of unsuspecting people grappling with the inexplicable — talking horses, splitting cars, and a sideways elevator, just to name a few.
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
An original hybrid of reported narrative, annotated dissents, rare archival photos and documents and illustrations, the book reveals a never-before-told story of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — an unusual and transformative woman who transcends generational divides. Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary “RBG.”
Desperately Seeking Susan
A New Jersey housewife desperately seeking adventure in her boring suburban life becomes obsessed with the ‘Susan’ she reads about in the personal ads, and finds herself taking over the identity of this flamboyant temptress. Starring Rosanna Arquette and Madonna.
The Mask of Zorro
A sweeping tale of love and honor, tragedy and triumph set against the Spanish conquest of Mexico, “The Mask of Zorro” stars Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas. After 20 years as the legendary Zorro, Don Diego (Hopkins) must transform a troubled drifter (Banderas) into the fearless hero he once was.