Tap dance your way into the White House, kids

Television personality Ryan Seacrest, singer Mariah Carey, musician Keith Urban, singer Nicki Minaj, and television personality Randy Jackson onstage during a live Q&A at the season premiere screening of Fox's 'American Idol' at Royce Hall, UCLA on Jan, 9, 2013,

From the Marketplace Datebook, here’s a look at what’s coming up Tuesday, May 20:

On this day in 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis are given a patent to create work pants with metal rivets; you may know them as blue jeans.

And in 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.

In Washington, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee will hold a roundtable on economic security for working women.

And First Lady Michelle Obama and the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities will host the first-ever White House Talent Show.

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