Archive for January 9th, 2011

MORE ABOUT “THE KING”

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                            Elvis Presley’s 1970 application for a gun license 

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                                Some pistols in Elvis Presley’s collection

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RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON ~ JANUARY 9, 1913–APRIL 22, 1994

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Richard M. Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from
1969 to 1974. He was the only President to resign the office as well 
as the only person to be elected twice to both the Presidency and 
Vice Presidency.
 

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ACTOR J. K. SIMMONS IS 56 TODAY

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J.K. Simmons is best known for his portrayal as police psychiatrist
Dr. Emil Skoda in the NBC-TV series Law & Order. Simmons was a
Broadway actor and singer prior to his film and television career.

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Simmons, right, with Marlon Wayans in a scene from Ladykillers,
a 2004 dark comedy from the Coen brothers.

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J.K. Simmons in the role of J. Jonah Jameson from Spider-Man,2004.

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RACE CAR DRIVER MARK MARTIN IS 52 TODAY

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Mark Martin’s number 5 car with the Hendrick motorsports team

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NASCAR legend Mark Martin began his racing career as a young
teenager on the dirt tracks of Arkansas. He earned Rookie of the
year in 1977. Mark has the most wins in the NASCAR Nationwide
Series with 48. He has also finished second in the Sprint Cup
Series standings five times and has been described by ESPN
as “The best driver to never win a championship”. Mark’s
new sponsor for part of the 2011 season, beginning in
February, will be Quaker State Oil.

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                     Mark Martin and his father Julian Martin 

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mark's new sponsor part of 2011 quaker state oil
The Quaker State number 5 car of Mark Martin for the 2011 season

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RAWHIDE DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1959

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Rawhide was one of the longest running television westerns. It ran 
from 1959 to 1966 on CBS for a  total of 217 episodes. The series
starred Eric Fleming (seated) and newcomer Clint Eastwood,
(standing). The show was produced and often directed
by Charles M. Warren who also produced some early
episodes of Gunsmoke.

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         The Rawhide theme was sung by Frankie Laine

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