Archive for May 7th, 2011

GARY COOPER (May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961)

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Actor Gary Cooper  was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style which
was particularly well suited to the many Western films he made. His career was
from 1925 until shortly before his death, and comprised more than one hundred
films. Cooper received five Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning
twice for Sergeant York (1941) and High Noon (1952). He also received an
Honorary Award in 1961 from the Academy. The American Film Institute named
Cooper among the AFI’s 100 Years – 100 Stars, ranking 11th among males from
the Classic Hollywood cinema period.

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L I F E ~ ON THIS DATE

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TERESA BREWER (7 May 1931 – 17 October 2007)

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Teresa Brewer was born Theresa Breuer in Toledo, Ohio and was one of 
the most prolific and popular female singers of the 1950s, recording nearly 
600 songs.Theresa’s career began when she was taken by her mother to 
audition for the radio program, "Uncle August’s Kiddie Show" on Toledo’s 
WSPD. She won a number of talent shows in later years and played night 
in New York including the famous Latin Quarter. An agent, Richie Lisella,
heard her sing and took her career in hand, and soon she was signed to
a contract with London Records. She recorded, what became her signature
song, “Music! Music! Music!” on December 20, 1949. Brewer died of a
neuromuscular disease at the age of 76. 

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DARREN MCGAVIN (May 7, 1922 – Feb. 25, 2006)

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Actor Darren McGavin is best known for playing the title role in the ABC
television horror series Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974- 1975), and for
his portrayal of the grumpy father in the film classic  A Christmas Story
(1983). He also appeared in the starring role in the 1950s syndicated 
TV series Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer (1958 – 1960). McGavin 
also starred in the NBC western series Riverboat (1959 – 1961).

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A BOX OF CHOCOLATES FOR MOTHER ~ 1943

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