Archive for April 20th, 2012

ACTOR JONATHAN FRID IS DEAD AT 87

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               John Herbert Frid
(December 2, 1924 – April 13, 2012)

Jonathan Frid, best remembered for portraying vampire Barnabas Collins in the ABC
television series Dark Shadows (1966-1971), died Friday, April 13 of natural causes
at a hospital in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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COVERED BY ‘’LIFE’’ ON THIS DAY~

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FIRST RECORD ON THIS DAY IN 1960

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Dolly recorded her first single “Puppy Love” for Goldband
Records at the age of 13. The song was written by Dolly
Parton and her Uncle Bill Owens.


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Dolly Parton turned 66 in January

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FIRST DETECTIVE STORY IN THIS DAY IN 1841

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George Rex Graham, founder of Graham’s Magazine,hired Edgar
Allan Poe as a critic and editor in February 1841 at an annual salary
of $800. The magazine was the first to publish Poe’s first detective
story "
The Murders in the Rue Morgue", Poe left Graham’s employ
in April 1842 but still made occasional contributions.

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George R. Graham

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Title page for Graham’s Magazine, June 1852

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LEGEND OF LAUGHTER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1893

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           Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr.
(April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971)

Harold Lloyd was one of the most popular and influential film comedians of the
silent film era along with Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Lloyd made nearly
200 comedy films, both silent and "talkies", between 1914 and 1947. He is best
known for his "Glasses Character”.
Lloyd provided encouragement and support
for a number of younger actors, such as Debbie Reynolds, Robert Wagner, and
Jack Lemmon.

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