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“Fibonacci Expansions and ‘F-adic’ integers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 34, 1996

“On the Sums of Digits of Fibonacci Numbers,” The Fibonacci Quarterly, v. 35, 1996..

A Modification of Shanks’ Baby-Step Giant-Step Algorithm,” Mathematics of Computation, v. 69, 2000

Here"s a copy of my resume

Timeline of Rock and Roll

Apr. 12, 1954
Bill Haley & His Comets record "Rock Around the Clock", considered by most rock historians to be the first rock and roll record. It became a huge hit, spending 38 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 and 8 weeks at #1.

Nov. 21, 1955
Elvis Presley's contract with Sun records is bought by RCA for $35,000.

Jan. 28, 1956
Elvis Presley makes his national television debut on "The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show".

Aug. 5, 1957
ABC begins its national brodcast of "American Bandstand".

Dec. 20, 1957
Elvis Presley is drafted into the United States Army, where he serves overseas for the next two years.

Jan. 12, 1959
Berry Gordy Jr. founds Motown Records in Detroit.

Feb. 3, 1959
Rock and roll singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) die in a tragic plane crash. In the 1972 hit song "American Pie", Don McLean repeatedly refers to this day as "the day the music died".

Oct. 29, 1962
The Beach Boys release the album "Surfin' Safari", which ushers in the California surf music craze.

Feb. 9, 1964
The Beatles make their first national appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Aug. 29, 1966
The Beatles perform their final live concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Sept. 12, 1966
The Monkees make their television debut on NBC.

June 1, 1967
The Beatles release the album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", often cited as the most influential rock and roll album of all time.

June 16-18, 1967
The three-day Monterey International Pop Music Festival kicks off, ushering in the Summer of Love. It features 34 artists including The Who, Jefferson Airplane, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

May 23, 1969
The Who release the album "Tommy", the first widely-successful rock opera.

Aug. 15-18, 1969
The Woodstock Music and Art Festival begins its three-day run at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York, drawing an estimated 500,000 fans.

Apr. 9, 1970
Paul McCartney announces the official breakup of The Beatles.

July 4, 1970
Casey Casem"s "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio.

Sept. 18, 1970
Jimi Hendrix dies in the flat of Monika Nanneman in Notting Hill area of London, from inhalation of vomit caused by barbituate (Seconol) intoxication.

Oct. 3, 1970
Janis Joplin dies of a herion overdose in room 105 of the Landmark Motor Hotel in Hollywood California. Her body was found the next day, Oct.4. She was later cremated and her ashes were spread off the California coast.

July 3, 1971
Jim Morrison, vocalist of the Doors, dies of an apparent heart attack in the bathtub of his apartment in Paris. No autopsy was performed. Jim was buried at the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris. He was 27.

Mar. 2, 1973
The concept album "Dark Side Of The Moon" by Pink Floyd is released. It will appear on the Billboard 200 list for 741 weeks (not consecutive).

Aug. 21, 1976
The first "European Punk Rock Festival" is held near Bordeaux, France.

Apr. 26, 1977
"Studio 54" opens in New York City.

Dec. 14, 1977
The movie "Saturday Night Fever" premieres in New York City.

June 16, 1978
The Movie "Grease" staring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta is released.

Feb. 2, 1979
Sid Vicious dies of a herion overdose at age 21 while out on bail and awaiting trial for the murder of Nancy.

Dec. 8, 1980
John Lennon (40), was murdered at 10:50PM in front of his New York apartment building by Mark David Chapman.

Aug. 1, 1981
MTV (Music Television), premiered with the format based on top 40 radio, with a "VJ" (video jocky) introducing music videos like a disk jocky would. The first video played was "Video Killed The Radio Star" by The Buggles.

Sept. 19, 1981
Simon & Garfunkel reunite for the first time in 9 years to perform an outdoor concert in Central Park, NYC, to an audience of over 400,000.

Dec. 1, 1982
Michael Jackson releases the album "Thriller", which stays at #1 for 37 weeks, becoming the most popular album of all time.

Apr. 1, 1984
Marvin Gaye (44) was shot and killed by his preacher father during an argument.

Jan. 28-29, 1985
The charity single "We Are The World" is recorded at A&M Studios in Los Angeles by a large group of American music artists (45) calling the effort "USA For Africa".

July 13, 1985
The enormously successful "Live Aid" concert for famine relief in Ethiopia, organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, had artists performing in Wembley Stadium, London, JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, plus Sydney, Belgrade, Cologne and Moscow. Satellite link-ups made it a real-time global event with an estimated 1.5 billion TV viewers.

Sept. 22, 1985
Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp organize "Farm Aid", another charity concert event to help support family farmers in the US facing foreclosure.

May 5, 1986
Cleveland, Ohio is chosen to be the site of the "Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame".

Mar. 13, 1988
Michael Jackson buys a ranch near Santa Ynez, California. He names it "Neverland".