Archive for August 8th, 2012

ESTHER WILLIAMS TURNED 91 TODAY

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Esther Jane Williams is a retired competitive swimmer and MGM movie
star. She set multiple national and regional swimming records in her a 
series of films in the 1940s and early 1950s known as "aquamusicals",
which featured elaborate performances with synchronized swimming
and diving.

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ANNOUNCEMENT MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1974

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BIRTHDAY 59 FOR DON MOST TODAY

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2006 TV LAND AWARDS, ARRIVALS AT THE BARKER HANGAR IN SANTA MONICA, CA.
3/19/2006
PHOTO BY  FITZROY BARRETT / GLOBE PHOTOS INC. 2006
DON MOST

Actor Don Most is best known for his role as Ralph Malph on the ABC
television series Happy Days (1974-1984).

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RORY CALHOUN WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1922

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               Rory Calhoun (Francis Timothy McCown) 

                        (August 8, 1922 – April 28, 1999)

Calhoun was an television and film actor, screenwriter and producer,
best known for his roles in Westerns.

 

The Texan is a Western television series which aired on the CBS
television network from 1958 to 1960. Calhoun plays Bill Longley,
a Confederate
captain from the Civil War, who roams the west
helping people in need.

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TODAY IS NATIONAL DOLLAR DAY!

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Today, we celebrate National Dollar Day. It was 226 years ago today (1786)
that the Continental Congress established the monetary system.

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