There was another Martha in the band, Martha Ladly, but the Martha from the band name was Martha Johnson. Had a UK Top Ten hit with "Echo Beach" in 1980
(1980) UK #10. Martha & the Muffins did have other hits in Canada. In 2005, "Echo Beach" was named the 35th greatest Canadian song of all time on the CBC Radio One series 50 Tracks.
Featured in the song, "Martha My Dear" on the White Album
Director: Sam Wood. "I don't want to get married.....I'M AFRAID!"
Director: William Asher. Also starred Don Rickles, John Ashley and Stevie Wonder.
The first transit of Venus since 1882 occurs; the next one will occur in 2012.
Director: Nathan Juran. Also starred Miles Malleson, Norman Bird & Gladys Henson. Plot: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a spacecraft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon...
Starred with Richard Burton. Won an Oscar for this leading role.
Director: Jules Dassin. Also starred Virginia Weidler, Spring Byington & Allyn Joslyn. Plot: Members of a well-to-do small community become worried when it is revealed that one of their maids is writing a telling exposé.
Director: Arthur Lubin. Also starred Edwin Maxwell, Ralf Harolde & Maria Alba. Plot: Greed, ambition and hunger-for-power drive John Hart (Blackmer), a New-York-City stock-market broker, into crooked dealings and deception...
Director: Andrew L. Stone. Also starred Dennis O'Keefe, Billie Burke and Walter Kingsford. Plot: When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father...
First premiered in 1960. Music by Carlos Surinach.
First premiered in 1938. Music by Ray Green.
First premiered in 1944. Music by Aaron Copland.
First premiered in 1946. Music by Samuel Barber.
First premiered in 1958. Music by Halim El-Dabh.
First premiered in 1946. Music by Carlos Chavez.
First premiered in 1943. Music by Hunter Johnson.
First premiered in 1948. Music by Norman Dello Joio.
First premiered in 1958. Music by Carlos Surinach.
First premiered in 1959. Music by Anton Webern.
First premiered in 1935. Music by Louis Horst.
First premiered in 1944. Music by Paul Hindemith.
First premiered in 1930. Music by Zoltan Kodály.
First premiered in 1940. Music by Hunter Johnson.
First premiered in 1947. Music by William Schuman.
First premiered in 1931. Music by Louis Horst.
First premiered in 1986. Music by Bela Bartōk.
Director: W. Lee Wilder. Also starred Rosemarie Stack, Eve Miller & Max Palmer. Plot: When a scheming fortune hunter finds his rich wife is not going to die as expected, he and his lover make other plans to get her millions.
Wife of George Washington & the first woman on a US stamp (1902)
Oil on canvas, 1618; National Gallery, London
1958; The Atlantic Monthly
Travel writer and journalist; 3rd wife of Ernest Hemingway; 1908-1998
Reported on every major conflict that took place over her 60-year career
1964; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
1965; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"