Archive for June 5th, 2011

ROY HAD THE #1 SONG ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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ROSE FESTIVAL ~ AROUND 1950

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Radio Cab’s float entry

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ROBERT KENNEDY WAS SHOT ON THIS DATE IN 1968

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Robert F. Kennedy’s grave in Arlington National Cemetery

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WILLIAM BOYD (JUNE 5, 1895–SEPT. 12, 1972)

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Film actor William Lawrence Boyd is best known for portraying cowboy hero
Hopalong Cassidy (above).

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