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Oldest-known photograph of Lincoln,
about 1847.


Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865)

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BURT REYNOLDS IS 80 TODAY


Burton Leon "Burt" Reynolds was born in Lansing, Michigan.

Reynolds starred in movies such as Smokey and the Bandit (1977), and The
Cannonball Run
(1981). The film that made Burt Reynolds a star was the 1972
thriller Deliverance. He starred in many television series and played Quint Asper,
the blacksmith in CBS‘s Gunsmoke for three seasons beginning in 1962. 


Burt Reynolds in Gunsmoke

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

Released as a single in the US on March 2, 1964, “Twist and
Shout” reached number 2 on April 4, 1964, during the week
that the top five places on the Billboard chart were all Beatles
singles. It was the only million-selling Beatles single that was
a cover record, and the only Beatles cover single to reach the
Top 10 on a national record chart. The song failed to hit #1
because the Beatles had another song occupying the top spot,
"Can’t Buy Me Love".

Live performance, November 4, 1963 during The Royal Variety Show
at Prince of Wales Theatre, London.

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VALENTINE’S DAY MAGAZINE AD FROM 1952

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Carlota Bradley

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