Archive for January 1st, 2011

RARE PHOTO OF BUFFALO BOB SMITH AND HOWDY DOODY

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EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION SIGNED ON THIS DATE IN 1863

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Above drawing depicts President Abraham Lincoln presenting the draft
of his proclamation to his Cabinet. In it Lincoln stated, “as a fit and
necessary military measure, on January 1, 1863, all persons held
as slaves in the Confederate States will thenceforward, and
forever, be free.”

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                       Page one of the Proclamation

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This is the fifth and last page of the Emancipation Proclamation with
the official seal and signature of Abraham Lincoln.

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   A picture of the actual pen used by Lincoln to sign the Proclamation

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STAGE & FILM ACTOR FRANK LANGELLA IS 73 TODAY

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Frank played Count Dracula in this 1979 American-
British horror  film.

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Frank Langella’s role as a devil worshipper in  Roman
Polanski’s The Ninth Gate,1999.

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Frank was Richard M. Nixon in Ron Howard’s 2008
film Frost/Nixon. He was also cast in the same role
for a stage production of Frost/Nixon in 2007.

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AUTHOR BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1919

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SALANGER LATER
J. D.(Jerome David) Salinger was the noted author of the
1951 novel…The Catcher in the Rye. He gave his last
interview in 1980 and died of natural causes on
January 27, 2010 at the age of 91.

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A TRIO OF COMEDY MASTERS!

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From left to right… Milton Berle(Uncle Miltie), Steve Allen, and Bob Hope.

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