Archive for December 25th, 2011

GREAT COMEDIAN DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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William Claude Dukenfield, better known as W. C. Fields

            (January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946)

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GREAT SCIENTIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1642

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Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727)   

Newton was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian. He is considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist whoever lived.

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Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion

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BARBARA MANDRELL IS 63 THIS CHRISTMAS

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Barbara in 1976 with WIGL-FM air personality Ron Tatar

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Country music singer Barbara Ann Mandrell become one of country’s most
successful female vocalists of the 1970s and 1980s. She was inducted into
the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009. Barbara was the first performer and
is currently one of the few females in country music history to win the Country
Music Association’s "Entertainer of the Year" award twice (the other being
Taylor Swift), and she has also won the CMA’s "Female Vocalist of the
Year" twice.

Mandrell’s first No. 1 hit was 1978’s "Sleeping Single in a Double
Bed”

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