Archive for April 2nd, 2012

GREAT SONG FROM 1963!

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Randy & The Rainbows

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THE DICTAPHONE TWINS ~ 1948

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BUDDY EBSEN WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908

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                   Buddy Ebsen (born Christian Rudolph Ebsen, Jr.) 

                                        (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003)
                      

Buddy Ebsen was a performer for seven decades and had starring roles such as
Jed Clampett in the long-running CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies from
1962 to 1971 and as the title character in the CBS detective series Barnaby Jones
from 1973 to 1980. He also played Fess Parker’s sidekick in Walt Disney’s Davy
Crockett miniseries on NBC from 1954 to 1955.

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Dane Clark, and Buddy Ebsen (seated) in the March 24, 1961 Twilight Zone episode
”The Prime Mover” (Season 2 #21).

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From left: Buddy Ebsen and Fess Parker in the Walt Disney TV series
Davy Crockett (1954).

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WILSON DECLARED WAR ON THIS DAY IN 1917

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President Woodrow Wilson addressing a special session of Congress

At 8:30 on the evening of Monday, April 2, 1917, President Wilson appeared before
a  joint session of Congress and asked for a declaration of war against Germany in
order to "make the world safe for democracy." On April 4, Congress granted Wilson’s request.

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Woodrow Wilson

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NOTED WRITER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1805

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     Hans Christian Andersen (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875)

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer,and
poet noted for his children’s stories such as “The Little Mermaid”,
”Thumbelina”, and “The Ugly Duckling”. His works have been
translated into more than 150 languages and inspired many
animated films, plays, and ballets.

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Statue of Hans Christian Andersen and "The Ugly Duckling” in New York’s Central Park.

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