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Dolly Rebecca Parton is 71 years young today.

Dolly grew up alongside eleven brothers and sisters in a one-
room cabin in Appalachia, Tennessee; she learned to sing at
church.

She received the nickname The Queen of Country Music, after
releasing more #1 hits than any other country singer in U.S.
history.

     Dolly Parton Recording Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited

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KEVIN COSTNER IS 62 TODAY

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Kevin Michael Costner was born in Lynwood, California.

Actor Kevin Costner  is best known for films that include Field of
Dreams
(1989), The Untouchables (1957) and Bull Durham
(1988). He directed, produced and starred in the 1990 classic
Dances with Wolves, which earned him two Academy Awards for
Best Director and Best Picture. He claims he was inspired by the
1962 film How the West Was Won after seeing it when he was
seven. He began performing with the band Modern West in 2007
(below).

 

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TURNING THE TABLES IN 1930

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A phonograph turntable production line.

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The song "Lucille", originally recorded by Little Richard, was released in 
February. It reached number 1 on the Billboard R&B chart, 21 on the US 
pop chart, and number 10 on the UK chart.

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Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman) turned 84 in December.

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JOHN CARPENTER IS 69 TODAY

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John Howard Carpenter was born in Los Angeles, California.

Director John Carpenter is known for his horror, thriller and science fiction
films such as The Thing (1982), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Halloween
(1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman 1984).

He made short horror films on 8mm before high school. He was enrolled at the
University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, but dropped out.

 

 

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From left: John Carpenter with Jamie Lee Curtis on the set of
Halloween.

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