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VANNA WHITE ‘’TURNED’’ 60 TODAY

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Vanna White (Vanna Marie Rosich)
was born in
Conway, South Carolina.

Actress and television personality Vanna White is best recognized as the
hostess and puzzle-board letter turner on Wheel of Fortune (NBC/CBS. She
began appearing on the show in 1982. She appeared on several game
shows, including The Price is Right.

Vanna was awarded $403,000 after suing Samsung Electronics for featuring
her likeness as a robot in an advertisement.

 

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Vanna White and Pat Sajak.

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SECOND APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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After the history-making appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9,
1964, fans didn’t have to wait too long for another glimpse of the Beatles. On
Feb. 16, only one week after its debut, the group performed again on the
popular Sunday evening variety show. It was shot at the Deauville hotel in
Miami in front of an audience of 2,600.  

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The Beatles during rehearsal prior to filming the Sullivan show.

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SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" Clark Jr.
(November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012)


The Dick Clark Show
(also known as Dick Clark’s Saturday Night Beechnut Show)
was a musical variety show broadcast weekly on the ABC television network 7:30-
8 PM (Eastern Time) on Saturdays from February 15, 1958 through September 10, 1960, sponsored (except for the first two shows) by Beechnut Gum.

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"For now, Dick Clark — so long!"

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PETER TORK IS 75 TODAY

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Peter Tork (Peter Halsten Thorkelson) was born in Washington, D.C.

Peter Tork was a guitarist, singer, and keyboardist, with the original 1960s pop
band The Monkees. Tork along with fellow band member Micky Dolenz still
perform on tours as The Monkees today. The versatile musician played banjo
on George Harrison’s album Wonderwall.

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From left: Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork on tour as The Monkees.

 

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JENNIFER ANISTON IS 48 TODAY

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Jennifer Joanna Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, California.

Her role as Rachel Green on Friends from 1994 to 2004 on NBC earned
her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild
Award. For her performance in the 2002 film The Good Girl, she received
a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award. She has also starred in such
films as  Bruce Almighty (2003), and Horrible Bosses (2011),

She worked as a telemarketer, waitress, and bike messenger to support
her acting career,

 

 

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Jennifer Aniston in Office Space, 1999.

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