Archive for December 7th, 2011

ABDUCTION OCCURRED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Three amateur criminals were rounded up within a week and later tried, convicted and sent to prison.

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Frank Jr. turned 67 in January

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‘’EXPECTING’’ EPISODE AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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During the second season of “I Love Lucy”, Lucy was pregnant with
her second child Desi Arnaz, Jr. and the pregnancy was incorporated
into the series storyline. During those days, CBS censors would not
allow the word “pregnant” to be used on the show, so “expecting”
was used instead.

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WIDOW OF ROY ORBISON, DEAD AT 60

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Barbara with husband Roy Orbison

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barbara Orbison, widow of rock n’ roll pioneer Roy
Orbison, died Tuesday,December 6 on the 23rd anniversary of her husband’s
death, a family spokeswoman said.

Barbara Orbison died from pancreatic cancer at Los Angeles County-USC
Medical Center surrounded by her sons, said publicist and family spokeswoman
Sarah McMullen. Orbison had been hospitalized since May. Since the 1980s,
Barbara Orbison devoted her time to managing her husband’s estate and
keeping his legacy alive.

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NUMBER ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire) - Dominique [Philips 40152] [LS]

"Dominique" is a French song by Sœur Sourire (Sister Smile, born
Jeanine Deckers), of Belgium, also known as The Singing Nun. The
song is about Saint Dominic, Spanish-born priest and founder of 
the Dominican Order, of which she was a member."Dominique"
reached the top ten in eleven countries in late 1963 and early
1964, topping the hit lists in the U.S., Canada and New Zealand. It
outsold Elvis during its stay on the Billboard Pop Charts in 1963.

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BILLBOARD CHART ENTRY ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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The Murmaids were a one-hit wonder female trio consisting of sisters Carol
and Terry Fischer along with Sally Gordon from Los Angeles, Cal. “Popsicles and Icicles” reached #3 in January 1964.

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