Buck Owens was born on August 12, 1929, in Sherman, Texas. He dropped out of school in the eighth grade and taught himself to play guitar. He signed with Capitol Records in 1957. In 1962, he formed The Buckaroos, which had 15 No. 1 songs. They toured and recorded music through the '60s. Owens hosted the Hee Haw variety show for 15 years. In 1996, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
WINSTON CHURCHILL EIGHTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS ITALY 26 AUGUST 1944 (TR 2272) Object description The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Winston Churchill, MP, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese (left) and the Supreme Allied Commander in the Mediterranean, General Sir Harold Alexander at the headquarters of General Leese near Monte Maggio. A caravan is partly visible in the background.
After the French Resistance staged an uprising on Aug 19, American and Free French troops made a peaceful entrance on Aug 25, 1944. Here, four days later, soldiers of Pennsylvania's 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs-Elysees, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.