Archive for May 3rd, 2011

OLDSMOBILE AD FROM THE 1940

1940s OLDSMOBILE 88 ROCKETe

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JAMES BROWN ~ (May 3, 1933 – Dec. 25, 2006)

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                                   ‘’THE GODFATHER OF SOUL’’

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BING CROSBY WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1903

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Bing Crosby was a singer and actor  born in Tacoma, Washington who became
one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century. He has over half a
billion records in circulation. Crosby won an Academy Award for Best Actor for
his role for his role as Father Chuck O’Malley in the 1944 motion picture Going
My Way
, and was nominated for his reprise of the role in The Bells of St. Mary’s
the following year, becoming the first of four actors to be nominated twice for
playing the same character. In 1963, Crosby received the first Grammy Global Achievement Award. Crosby is one of the 22 people to have three stars on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame.

From the 1956 MGM musical High Society

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DR. SPOCK ~ (May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998)

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Pediatrician Benjamin McLane Spock was the author of Baby and Child Care, 
published in 1946. It is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. His ideas 
about childcare influenced several generations of parents. 

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FRANKIE VALLI IS 74 TODAY

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Frankie Valli is the frontman of The Four Seasons. Vallie, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi,
and Bob Gaudio, the original members of the group, were inducted in the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. Valli scored 29 Top  40 hits with The Four Seasons. One
of those hits reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in September of 1962.

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