Archive for October 7th, 2011

TREATY SIGNED ON THIS DATE IN 1963

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President Kennedy signing the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty in the Treaty
Room at the White House.

The treaty banning nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere, in outer space and
under water, often referred to as Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (NTBT). It was signed
by the governments of the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and by the United
States. The treaty was signed by President John F. Kennedy on Monday October
7, 1963 and went into effect on October 10th.

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The first page of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty

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AL MARTINO (October 7, 1927 – October 13, 2009)

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Al Martino (born Jasper Cini) was a singer and actor who obtained his
greatest success in the early 1950s and mid 1970s. He was described
as being “one of the greatest Italian American pop crooners”. His acting
career included a well remembered role as singer Johnny Fontane in
Francis Ford Coppola’s epic crime film The Godfather (1972).

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Al Martino with Marlon Brando from The Godfather



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SERIES FROM HAWAII DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Cast pictured from left: Anthony Eisley, Robert Conrad, Connie Stevens, and Poncie Ponce

Hawaiian Eye was one of several ABC/Warner Brothers Television detective series
of the era situated in different exotic locales. It ran from Wednesday October 7, 1959
to April 2, 1963.

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Connie Stevens turned 73 in August

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TV APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The Beatles sang: “Kansas City”, I’m A Loser, and “Boys” on the show 
which was taped in London.

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JOHN MELLENCAMP IS 60 TODAY!

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John Mellencamp, previously known by the stage name John Cougar Mellencamp,
is a rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor. He has sold
over 40 million albums worldwide and has had 22 Top 40 hits. John has been
nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, winning one. Mellencamp was inducted
into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2008. 

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