Archive for February 15th, 2012

INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE IN 1962

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First lady Jacqueline Kennedy gave Americans a nationally televised tour
of the newly restored White House on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1962.

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

 blue moon

The record reached number one on the Billboard Pop chart for three weeks
and number one on the R&B chart. The Marcels’ version of "Blue Moon" sold
a million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.

The record was nailed on the first take within the last ten minutes of the groups
recording session.

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LIFE COVERS ON THIS DAY~

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1937

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1943

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1954

life feb 15 1960
1960

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CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1820

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       Susan Brownell Anthony
(February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906)
 
 

Susan B. Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a vital 
role in the 19th century women’s rights movement to introduce women’s suffrage
into America. She was co-founder of the first Women’s Temperance Movement.

She also co-founded the women’s rights journal, The Revolution.She was one of
the important advocates in leading the way for women’s rights to be acknowledged
and instituted in the American government.

 


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The Susan B. Anthony dollar coin

 

susan be anthony dvd


    

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COMEDIC ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1927

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HARVEY KORMAN
at the 3rd Annual 'TV Land Awards' - Arrivals - held in the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica airport
Santa Monica, California - 13.03.05
Credit: George Brandon / WENN

It was his work on The Carol Burnett Show (CBS-TV, 1967-1978) that
brought comedian Harvey Korman his greatest fame. He was nominated
for six Emmy Awards for his work on the show, and won four times – in
1969, 1971 (for “Outstanding Achievement” by a performer in music or
variety), in 1972 and 1974. Korman was also nominated for four Golden
Globes for the series, winning in 1975.

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