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ACTRESS IS 43 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Drew Barrymore in a 1979 Pillsbury cookie dough commercial.

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Drew Blythe Barrymore was born in Culver City, California.

Drew Barrymore gained fame as a child actress in Steven Spielberg‘s
film
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She won a Screen Actors Guild
Award in 2010 for her portrayal of Little Edie in Grey Gardens. Drew
made her directorial debut with the 2009 film
Whip It! 

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Drew Barrymore as Gertie in the Steven Spielberg
movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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FIRST PHONE DIRECTORY ON THIS DAY IN 1878

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The first telephone directories issued in the United States
were distributed to residents in New Haven, CT. It was a
single page of only fifty subscribers names.

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Bell Telephone Company / Charles
Williams, Jr. "Coffin" Telephone.

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FIRST APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Comedienne Joan Rivers made her first guest appearances on
"
The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson" on NBC-TV in
1965.

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DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1758

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Benjamin Franklin advertised mustard for sale for
the first time in America. The advertisement was
published in the Philadelphia Chronicle.

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SINGER VIC DAMONE HAS DIED

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Vic Damone (June 12, 1928 – February 11, 2018)

(Fox News) – Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away
on Sunday at the age of 89. He was born Vito Rocco Farinola
in
Brooklyn, New York.

Damone entered the talent search on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent
Scouts
and won in April 1947. This led to his becoming a regular
on Godfrey’s show. He met
Milton Berle at the studio and Berle
got him work at two night clubs. By mid-1947, Damone had
signed a contract with
Mercury Records. (WIKIPEDIA)

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