Archive for May 13th, 2011

YOU WANTED A GUN JUST LIKE GENE AUTRY’S

gene autry

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gene autry cap pistol-and-box

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REMEMBER ~ ‘’NELLYBELLE’’ ?

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The original “Nellybelle” (above) from The Roy Rogers Show on NBC-TV from 1951
to 1957. It  was first displayed at the Roy Rogers- Dale Evans Museum which moved
from California to Missouri in 2003, and closed in late 2009. The World War ll  Willys
(CJ-2A) Jeep was sold at auction in New York on July 14, 2010 for $116,500, to a
private museum. 

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Pat Brady behind the wheel of “NELLYBELLE’’

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Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Pat Brady

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STEVIE WONDER IS 61 TODAY

Stevie Wonder then 
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Stevie Wonder, blind from birth, is a singer-songwriter, musician, and
record producer, who signed with Motown Records’ Tamla label at the
age of eleven. He continues to perform and record for Motown to this
day. Among Wonder’s best known works are singles such as 1972’s 
“Superstition” and “I Just Called to Say I love You”(1984). 

 

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FIRST U.S. AIRMALE STAMPS ISSUED ON THIS DATE IN 1918

first postage stamp 6    airmale postage 16

                                  airmale postage 24

       PostOffice!

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RITCHIE VALENS ~ (May 13, 1941 – FEB. 3, 1959)

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1958

la bamba 45

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