"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" became a phenomenal hit during the late 1940s and remains a favorite to this day. The song sold millions of copies, inspired recordings in various languages and resulted in a variety of merchandise based on the lovable reindeer.
This Day in Music History
On this day in 1928, "An American in Paris," a musical by George Gershwin, premiered in New York City. Gershwin was one of the prominent composers and songwriters of the 20th century. He composed scores for Broadway musicals and wrote some of the most memorable songs of our time, including "I've Got a Crush on You," "I Got Rhythm" and "Someone to Watch Over Me."
Movie of the Day
Jailhouse Rock (Compare Prices) - One of Elvis Presley's classic movies; it's a story about a man who was imprisoned after he killed someone during a brawl. Once in prison, he discovers his knack for singing and playing the guitar. He would further pursue his talent after his release from prison. This movie touches on how fame goes to a persons' head and that it is during the lowest point of your life when you realize who your true friends are.
Suggested Stocking Stuffer
My Pal Scout/My Pal Violet (Vendor's Site)- At first glance you'd think these are just ordinary stuffed toys but wait 'til you hear them - literally. These cute puppies actually connects to your computer so you can download songs. You can also personalize this toy so that it mentions your child's name, favorite color, etc. Songs, games and learning activities are activated by pressing its paws.