Archive for March 27th, 2011

JERRY LEWIS WITH COLONEL SANDERS

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RACING LEGEND CALE YARBOROUGH IS 72 TODAY

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William Caleb "Cale" Yarborough is a farmer, businessman and former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and owner. He is one of only two drivers in NASCAR history
to win three consecutive championships. He was the first NASCAR driver to appear on
the cover of Sports Illustrated (shown below). His 83 wins places him at number five tied
with Jeff Gordon in the all-time NASCAR winner’s list (behind Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip, who are tied for third with 84). Yarborough won the Daytona 500 four times, his first win coming in 1968, followed by 1977, 1983, and 1984. In 1984 Cale became the
first driver to qualify for the Daytona 500 with a top speed of more than 200 mph. He is
a three time winner of the National Motorsports Press Association Driver of the Year Award. Yarborough was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in
1993, the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame and the Motorsports
Hall of Fame of America in 1994, the Court of Legends at Charlotte Motor Speedway
in 1996 and was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998. 

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Cale Yarborough _11_ side by side with Buddy Baker _28____
Cale Yarborough in car # 11 is shown here side by side with Buddy Baker in car #28

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Cale with a trophy in the winners circle

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SUN RECORDS BEGAN ON THIS DATE IN 1952

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Sun Record company was founded by Sam Phillips ( shown below) in Memphis, Tennessee. Sun Records helped launch the careers of Elvis Presley, Johnny
Cash, Carl Perkins, and Roy Orbison. It was Sun record producer and engineer,
Jack Clement, who discovered and recorded Jerry Lee Lewis. The original Sun
Record logo was designed by a Memphis resident and high school classmate
of Phillips.

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Sam Phillips shown cutting a demo record

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Pictured from left to right is Elvis Presley, Bill Black, Scotty Moore, and
Sam Phillips

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Jerry Lee Lewis (left) with Sam Phillips

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Inside the Sun studio today

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DAVID JANSSEN ~ MARCH 27, 1931– FEBRUARY 13, 1980

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fugitive SEASON ONE
Aired on ABC-TV from 1963 to 1967

Narrated by William Conrad

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WHEN MICROSOFT WAS YOUNG!

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