1925 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer/conductor (Never on Sunday) (October 23, 1925 – June 15, 1994) was a Greek composer. He was born in Xanthi. In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his Song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name. He is widely popular among Greeks and can be credited with the introduction of bouzouki music into mainstream culture.
Friday August 18 is Hawaii Statehood Day - *We will be sharing many of the popular songs of The Islands this week to commemorate Hawaii Statehood celebrations. More about Statehood Day*