On this date in history, February 10, 1940, Glenn Miller and His Orchestra topped the American pop charts with the upbeat “In the Mood” while war raged elsewhere.
Miller became the biggest bandleader of his day because to his most well-known tune and other timeless songs, which also served as the swinging soundtrack of the Greatest Generation during World War II.
Miller is the sound of the boys fighting abroad, especially considering that he served in the military, according to Jordan Runtagh, presenter and producer of the iHeartRadio podcast “Too Much Information” for pop culture.
IN THE DARKEST HOURS OF WORLD WAR II, THE FEDS IMPLEMENT DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, FEBRUARY 9, 1942.
“The song “In the Mood” goes beyond the realm of music. Invoke it if you want.