1963: Dale Houston and Grace Broussard (sister of Van Broussard) re-record this song as a duet it hits Number One on the Pop Charts.
1973: Trumpeter De De Pierce (Joseph De La Croix Pierce) passes away in New Orleans at age 69.
2001: Singer O.C. Smith passes away at age 65. Born Ocie Lee Smith in Mansfield, Louisiana.
NOVEMBER 24: No events to report
1859: Birth of bandleader Professor Jim Humphrey born James Brown Humphrey in Sellers, Louisiana.
1995: Accordionist Ambrose Thibodeaux passes away in Lafayette, Louisiana at age 92.