Archive for April 4th, 2011

IN THE TOP SPOT ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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This Beatles song held the #1 Billboard position until May of 1964

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ANTHONY PERKINS ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1932

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Actor Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) , best known for
his role as Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 thriller Psycho and his 
Oscar-nominated role in Friendly Persuasion (1956).

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Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates

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THIS WAS #1 ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. TURNED 46 TODAY

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Actor Robert John Downey, Jr. made his screen debut in 1970, at the age
of five when he appeared in his father’s film Pound. In 1992 Downey was
cast as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin, for which he received an Academy Award
nomination for Best Actor. In 2007, Downey was cast as the Iron Man. The
film was a huge success; the opening weekend for Iron Man is still in the top
20 openings of all time. In 2008, Downey portrayed an Australian method
actor playing an African-American soldier in Tropic Thunder. He received
his second Oscar nomination for the film, in the category of Best Supporting
Actor. In 2009, Downey starred as the lead character in Sherlock Holmes. He
won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture-
Musical or Comedy for his role as the famous detective.

 

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Robert Downey, Jr. in Tropic Thunder

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Downey as the Iron Man

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Robert Downey, Jr as Charlie Chaplin

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TREATY SIGNED ON THIS DATE IN 1949

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The North Atlantic Treaty was signed (above) on April 4, 1949, thus forming the  
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). It’s headquarters are located in 
Brussels, Belgium. It is an intergovernmental military alliance with members
agreeing to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.

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