Archive for February 26th, 2013

VINTAGE HIRES ROOT BEER AD FROM 1961

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TOP ALBUM ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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The Beatles’ LP "Rubber Soul" rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot 200
chart, becoming the group’s seventh album chart topper. To date,
the album has sold over six million copies in America.

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Paul McCartney with a copy of the “Rubber Soul” album

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REMEMBERING ‘’THE GREAT ONE” ~

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Jackie (John Herbert) Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987)

The comedian, actor and musician is best remembered for his character Ralph
Kramden
in The Honeymooners. The sitcom was based on a recurring 1951-
1955 sketch on the DuMont network’s Cavalcade of Stars and later on The
Jackie Gleason Show on CBS from 1955 – 1956.

Gleason’s film roles include Minnesota Fats in the 1961 drama The Hustler
starring Paul Newman and Buford T. Justice in the Smokey and the Bandit
series with Burt Reynolds.

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Antoine Dominique "Fats" Domino Jr. is 85 today

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