Archive for February 22nd, 2012

THE DOOR-TO-DOOR SALESMAN

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The Fuller Brush Company was founded January 1,
1906, by Alfred Carl Fuller, a businessman from Nova
Scotia, Canada. 

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THE NUMBER-TWO SONG OF 1957

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Pat Boone’s cover of “Love Letters in the Sand” became a major hit in
June and July of 1957, spending 5 weeks at number one on the Billboard
Top 100, with 34 weeks total on the chart.. The song was used in Boone’s
film "Bernardine”.He also did the whistling in the instrumental portion of the
song as well.

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Pat Boone will be 78 in June

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ROBERT YOUNG WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1907

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     Robert George Young (February 22, 1907 – July 21, 1998)

Young was a television, film, and radio actor, best known for his leading
roles as Jim Anderson of Father Knows Best on CBS from 1954-1960,and
as physician Marcus Welby in Marcus Welby, M.D. on ABC-TV from 1969-
1976.

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FIRST PRESIDENT BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1732

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George Washington, in office from April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797

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TOP PICTURE IN 1932

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Grand Hotel is a drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. It is the only film to 
have won an Academy Award for Outstanding Production (Best Picture) without 
it or its participants being nominated in any other category.

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