Archive for February 17th, 2011

FORMER NBA STAR MICHAEL JORDAN IS 48 TODAY

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Michael-Jordan
Michael Jeffrey Jordan) is a former NBA basketball player, active businessman, and 
majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. The National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, "By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player all 
time.” He was instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s
and 1990s. Jordan was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2009, 

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VETERAN ACTOR HAL HOLBROOK IS 86 TODAY

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Hal Holbrook’s acting roles include Abraham Lincoln in the 1976 television series 
Lincoln, Hays Stowe on The Bold Ones:The Senator,NBC, and Capt.Lloyd Bucher  
on Pueblo. He is also known for his role in the 2007 film Into The Wild, for which  
he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and also for an Academy 
Award. He has also done a one man stage show as Mark Twain. He has also
appeared on The Event, a series airing on NBC. Hal is the oldest nominee in  
Academy Award history in the Best Supporting Actor category.

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SINGER DODIE STEVENS IS 65 TODAY

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This million seller by Dodie made her a star when she was only 13 years old.

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THE TOP HIT ON THIS DATE IN 1973

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Hurricane Smith on the Tonight Show

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FIRST ISSUE OF NEWSWEEK ON THIS DATE IN 1933

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The first issue of NEWSWEEK (above) featured seven photographs from the week’s news on the cover.

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