Casino Royale is either the fifth Bond, or the first Austin Powers movie. The soundtrack album by Burt Bacharach is considered by some audiophiles to be the greatest recording of all time. Listen to: Casino Royale with Herb Alpert, and The Look of Love with Dusty Springfield.
On this day in 1923 the musical comedy Runnin' Wild opened on Broadway. One of the musical numbers was "The Charleston," which launched the dance craze for which the Twenties are famous. 1925 piano roll. Things didn't trend quite so quickly ninety years ago: the Charleston was still going strong in 1927.