Thursday, December 03, 2015

Vintage Video: Bobby Darin is the Subject of This Is Your Life

Fifty-six years ago today, on December 2, 1959, Bobby Darin was the subject of the television program This is Your Life.

The long running series surprised celebrities with a look back at their life including the a number of people from their past as special guests. For Darin, those include his sister and brother-in-law who helped bring him up, his conductor Richard Burke, producer Richard Lord, Don Kirshner, DJ Murray the K, Sammy Davis, Jr. and George Burns.

At the time of this taping, Darin had already scored four top ten hits, Splish Splash (1958 / #4), Queen of the Hop (1958 / #9), Dream Lover (1959 / #2) and Mack the Knife (1959 / #1)