Archive for April 17th, 2012

FROM THE LARGEST CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1971

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As of 2011, Three Dog Night is still recording and making live appearances.

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BILLBOARD ENTRY ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Cannibal & The Headhunters originated from East Los Angeles, and were
known for being one of the first Mexican-American groups to have a national
hit record, “Land of a Thousand Dances” which climbed to #30. Wilson Pickett‘s
version of the same song would reach #6 the following year. They were also the
opening act on The Beatlessecond American tour, backed up by the King Curtis
band.

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WILLIAM HOLDEN WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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      William Holden
(April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981)
 

Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1954 and the Emmy
Award
for Best Actor in 1974. He is one of the most popular and well
known movie stars of all time, Holden was one of the biggest box office
draws of the 1950s, he was named one of the "Top 10 Stars of the
Year" six times (1954–1958, 1961) and appeared on the American
Film Institute
‘s 100 Years…100 Stars list as number 25. He starred
in some of the most popular and critically acclaimed films of all time,
including such blockbusters as The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957),
The Wild Bunch
(1969), The Towering Inferno (1974), and Network
(1976).
 

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