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JANIS JOPLIN ~ JANUARY 19, 1943 – OCTOBER 4, 1970

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Janis Lyn Joplin was a singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

       JanisJoplin album

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DESI ARNAZ JR. IS NOW 58 TODAY

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Actor and musician, Desi Arnaz, Jr. is the son of entertainers
lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. His birth was one of the most
publicized in television history. Ball’s pregnancy was part
the storyline of the TV sitcom I Love Lucy. The same day
Lucy gave birth to Desi Jr.,the fictional Lucy Recardo gave
birth to “Little Ricky”. The child was shown on the cover
of the first TV Guide, shown above. 

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              Desia Arnaz and Lucille Ball with Desi Jr.

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                 Desi Arnaz Jr. with sister Luci Arnaz

DesiArnazJr playing drums
                    Desi Arnaz Jr. playing the drums

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ACTRESS TIPPI HEDREN TURNED 81 TODAY

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Tippi (Nathalie Kay) Hedren is an actress and former model. She is
primarily known her first big role in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 classic 
film The Birds.

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PHIL EVERLY IS 72 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers, the most successful rock
and roll duo on the Hot 100 charts from 1957 to 1965. Phil 
along with his older brother Don had a strong influence on 
rock groups of the 1960’s. The Beatles and The Beach 
Boys developed their early singing styles by covering
Everly  Brothers songs. 

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A recent picture of Phil Everly (right) is seen here with Charlie Louvin

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