Archive for February 20th, 2011

FLEX-STRAW’S FROM THE 1950s

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AT THE TOP OF THE HIT LIST ON THIS DATE IN 1965

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lovin feeling record


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SINGER NANCY WILSON IS 74 TODAY

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Nancy Wilson is a song stylist with more than 70 albums, and three Grammy Awards. She has been labeled a singer of blues,jazz, Cabaret, and pop. Nancy has received
many nicknames including "Sweet Nancy", "The Baby", "Fancy Miss Nancy" and
"The Girl With the Honey-Coated Voice.

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FIRST TO ORBIT THE EARTH ON THIS DATE IN 1962

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Astronaut John Glenn became the fifth person in space and the first American to
orbit the Earth, aboard the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule (shown above). He
circled the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and
23 seconds.  

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SIDNEY POITIER TURNED 84 TODAY

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In 1963, Sidney Poitier won an Academy Award For Best Actor for his
role in Lilies of the Field.

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in the heat of the night
1967

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