Archive for May 23rd, 2011

ROSEMARY CLOONEY ~ (MAY 23, 1928-JUNE 29, 2002)

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Rosemary Clooney was a singer and actress who came to prominence
in the early 1950s with the novelty hit “Come On-a My House”. She is
the aunt of Academy Award winning actor George Clooney.

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Rosemary Clooney with Bing Crosby in White Christmas (1954)

 

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ARTIE SHAW (MAY 23, 1910 – DEC. 30, 2004)

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Artie Shaw, was a jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader. He was also
the author of both fiction and non-fiction writings. Widely regarded as “one
of jazz’s finest clarinetists, “ Shaw led one of America’s most popular big
bands of the late 1930s and early ‘40s. Their signature song, a 1938
version of Cole Porter’s “Begin the Beguine,” was very successful.

 

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A 1940 PORTLAND POSTCARD

greetings from portland 1940

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COLGATE AD WITH BROOKE SHIELDS ~ 1975

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BONNIE AND CLYDE AMBUSHED ON THIS DATE IN 1934

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Notorious outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (above) were shot to
death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near
Sailes, Louisiana.

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The Bonnie and Clyde 1934 Ford Deluxe Sedan, ‘The Death Car’ with
167 Bullets.

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