This instrumental theme song with the famous "dum-da-dum dum" was originally composed by Miklos Rosa for the 1946 film version of The Killers. It was readapted by Walter Schumann for the radio and TV show Dragnet.
Art of Noise recorded this for the 1988 comedy film adaptation of Dragnet, starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks.
Suggestion credit: Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 2
Barry from Sauquoit, NySix years after 'Dragnet' Anthony had another Top Ten hit with a cover version of a TV theme song. He peaked at #8 in 1959 with "Peter Gunn", which was written by Henry Mancini
Mike from Franklin County, PaThe tune was used in the 1980s or 1990s for the antacid commercial , Tums ; where singers sang the words ("Tum de Tums - Tums - Tummms!"), while the product was being displayed .
Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" was co-written by Sarah Hudson, who is a singer-songwriter and a member of the Pop group Ultraviolet Sound. Though Sarah isn't related to Katy (whose real name is Katy Hudson), she is the first cousin of another famous person with the same name, the actress Kate Hudson.
YouTube were forced into an upgrade after PSY's "Gangnam Style" broke the video-sharing website's hit counter. Once the tune reached 2,147,483,647 views, the maximum positive value for a 32-bit signed binary integer in computing, the view-counter could no longer work.
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