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INTRODUCING THE 1962 FORD LINE

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FIRST PRESIDENT TO DIE IN OFFICE ON THIS DAY IN 1841

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          William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841)

Harrison was 68 years, 23 days old when he elected the ninth President of the
United States (1841), the oldest to be elected to the office until Roland Reagan
in 1980. He died on his 32nd day in office of complications from pneumonia, thus
serving the shortest tenure in U.S. presidential history.

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ENTERTAINER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1913

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      Julia Frances Langford
(April 4, 1913 – July 11, 2005)

Frances Langford was a singer and entertainer, popular during the
Golden Age of Radio who also made film appearances over two
decades.

 

Frances Langford appeared as herself along with The Modernaires
in The Glenn Miller Story, 1954

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TOP NEWS STORY ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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FIRST POSTHUMOUS HIT ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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"It Doesn’t Matter Anymore" was written by Paul Anka and recorded
by Buddy Holly in 1958. It went to #13 as a posthumous hit on the
Billboard
Hot 100 chart shortly after Holly’s death in a plane crash
on February 3, 1959.

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