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CLARK GABLE ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1901

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William Clark Gable, a film actor who was nicknamed "The King of Hollywood"
in his heyday. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Gable seventh among
the greatest male stars of all time. Gable‚Äôs most famous role was Rhett Butler in 
in the 1939 Civil War epic film Gone with the Wind. His performance earned him
his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He  won a Best Actor
Award in 1934 for It Happened One Night. His final screen appearance was in
The Misfits in 1961, with co-star Marilyn Monroe, also her last film.

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                          Clark Gable in Gone with the Wind

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                              Gable and Monroe in The Misfits

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON EVERLY ~ 74 TODAY

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Don Everly, on the right, with his younger brother, Phil (The Everly Brothers)
were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and elected to the 
Country Music Hall of Fame in 1986.

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                                      Don Everly

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BELOVED GOSPEL SINGER IS 102 TODAY!

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George Beverly "Bev" Shea is a Grammy-Award-winning bass-baritone gospel music singer and the composer of several hymns.  Shea is considered "the first international singing ‘star’ of the gospel world," as a result of his solos at Billy Graham Crusades
and his exposure on radio, records, and television. According to the Guinness Book
of Records, Shea holds the world record for singing in person to the most people ever,
with an estimated cumulative live audience of 220 million people. Shea has been a 
musical mainstay in Graham’s crusades since 1947.

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    From left to right, song leader Cliff Barrows, Billy Graham, and Bev Shea

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                         Happy Birthday George, and may God bless!

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