Archive for November 6th, 2011

REMEMBERING RAY CONNIFF

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RAY CONNIFF LATER

Joseph Raymond Conniff (November 6, 1916 – October 12, 2002)

Bandleader and arranger Ray Conniff was best known for his Ray Conniff Singers 
in the 1960s. He sold about 70 million albums worldwide, and continued recording
and performing until his death.

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Ray Conniff and his singers

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MARILYN MONROE FOR UNION OIL ~ 1950s

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ELECTRIC RAZOR PATENT ON THIS DAY IN 1923

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Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Schick (above) was a inventor and 
entrepreneur who successfully patented the first electric razor on November 6,
1923. He started the Schick Dry Shaver, Inc. razor company. His electric dry
shaver reached the market in 1929.

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ON TELEVISION THIS DAY IN 1965

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SALLY FIELD IS 65 TODAY

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Sally Margaret Field is known for major roles in TV and film. She won the
Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role for Norma Rae (1979)
and Places in the Heart (1984). Field’s achievements also include three
Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Award
for Best Actress.

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The ABC-TV series ran from 1965 to 1966

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Sally Field in The Flying Nun, ABC-TV from 1967-1970

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