Archive for March 14th, 2012

HERTZ RENT A CAR ~ 1965

1965 HERTZ RENTAL CAR Magazine Ad

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CARTOONIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1920

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Hank Ketcham and his son Dennis

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Henry (Hank) King Ketcham
  (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001)

Hank Ketcham created the Dennis the Menace comic strip, which he both
wrote and drew from 1951 to 1994, when he retired from working with the
daily cartoon and took up painting full time in his studio. Ketcham, who
was born in Seattle, Washington, received the Reuben Award for the
strip, which continues in the hands of capable artists today.

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LES BROWN AND HIS BAND OF RENOWN

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                          Lester Raymond "Les" Brown, Sr.
 

                         (March 14, 1912 – January 4, 2001)

Les Brown was a big band leader and composer, best known for his
nearly seven decades of work with the group Les Brown and His Band
of Renown (1938-2001).The band still performs under the direction of
his son, Les Brown, Jr.

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Les Brown, Jr.

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RETIRED ASTRONAUT IS 85 TODAY

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Frank Frederick Borman, II is a retired NASA astronaut and engineer, who 
is best remembered as the Commander of Apollo 8, the first mission to fly 
around the Moon along with fellow crew mates Jim Lovell and Bill Anders.

After leaving NASA, Borman was the CEO of Eastern Air Lines from 1975
to 1986. He is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

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1968

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PETULA CLARK’S SULLIVAN SHOW DEBUT

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Sunday, March 14, 1965


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Petula Clark turned 79 in November

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