1973 – Roberta Flack wins a Grammy for “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” Record of the Year.
1972 – Roberta Flack started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with the Ewan MacColl song ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’. A No.14 hit in the UK. The song was featured in the Clint Eastwood film ‘Play Misty For Me.’
1939 – Roberta Flack is born in Asheville, N.C. Her biggest hit is “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” which top Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 for six weeks in 1972. The song is featured in the Clint Eastwood film “Play Misty for Me.”