Archive for August 29th, 2011

INGRID BERGMAN ( AUG. 29,1915-AUG. 29,1982)

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Ingrid Bergman at 14

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Ingrid Bergman was a Swedish actress who starred in a many European and
American films. She was the recipient of three Academy Awards, two Emmy
Awards,and the Tony Award for Best Actress. The American Film Institute
listed Bergman as the fourth greatest female cinema star of all time. She is
most remembered for her portrayal of llsa Lund in the Best Picture Academy
Award winner Casablanca (1942), co-staring Humphrey Bogart. Before
becoming a star in American films, she had already been a leading
actress in Swedish films.

 

 

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Filming of casablanca

Filming a scene in Casablanca

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MORE VALUE ~ THE NEW 1957 PLYMOUTH

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SHE WAS ‘’THE QUEEN OF THE BLUES’’

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            (August 29, 1924 ā€“ December 14, 1963) 

Dinah Washington has been cited as "the most popular black female
recording artist of the ’50sā€. She is a 1986 inductee of the Alabama
jazz Hall of Fame and was also induced into the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame in 1993.

 

Dinah Washington won a  Grammy Award in 1959 for Best Rhythm
and Blues Performance with this song. It was also inducted into
the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998 and earned Dinah her first
top ten Pop hit, reaching #8 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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LONGEST FILIBUSTER ENDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 ā€“ June 26, 2003) served as a U.S.
Senator from South Carolina from 1954 until 2003, at first as a Democrat and
after 1964 as a Republican. On August 29, 1957 he concluded the longest
filibuster ever by a lone senator, in opposition to the Civil Rights Act of
1957. He held the floor, speaking nonstop for 24 hours and 18 minutes.

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Sen. Strom Thurmond gives a wave as he leaves the Senate chamber at the
end of his 24-hour filibuster.

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SHOWS FANALE WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The Fugitive is
a drama series starring David Jansen as Dr. Richard
Kimble. It originally aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. During its debut
season, The Fugitive was the 28th highest rated show and went to 5th
place in its second season. The shows finale in 1967, in which the fate
of Dr. Kimgle ws revealed, held the record at that time for the highest
share of television viewers to watch the finale of a series at 72%. In
1965, Alan Armer, the producer and head writer of the series,received
an award from the Mystery Writers of America. In 1993, TV Guide
named The Fugitive, a Q.M. Production, the best dramatic series
of the 1960s.

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The one armed man

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