Archive for April 16th, 2011

CHARLIE CHAPLIN ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1889

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The Tramp

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Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977)
was an English comedy actor, and film director best-know his work during the
silent film era. His character, The Tramp made him one of the most famous film
stars before and after World War 1.                  

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COMPOSER BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1924

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Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards (20), including a
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995. Two of his best
known works are below, “Moon River” from the 1961 Blake Edwards movie
Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the theme from the NBC-TV series Peter Gunn
(1958-1961).

“Moon River”

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STEVIE WONDER ON SESAME STREET ~ THIS DATE IN 1973

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BOBBY VINTON IS 76 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Released in 1963

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FIRST TV SPECIAL ON THIS DATE IN 1973

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James Paul McCartney
is title of a 1973 television special produced by
ATV and starring former Beatle, Paul McCartney and his then current rock
group Wings. It was first broadcasted in April 16, 1973 in the United States
on the ABC network and was later broadcasted in the United Kingdom on
May 10, 1973. To date the program has never been officially released on
any home video format.

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