Archive for May 12th, 2012

REMEMBERING MOM WITH FLOWERS IN 1956

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AUTOMOTIVE ICON IS DEAD AT 89

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Carroll Shelby after a race in 1959

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Carroll Hall Shelby (January 11, 1923 – May 10, 2012) 

Shelby was a automotive designer, and race car driver who is 
best known for making the AC Motorsbased Shelby Cobra
and later the Mustang-based performance cars for Ford
Motor company known as Mustang Cobras.He was inducted
into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1991, and
the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1992.

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BASEBALL LIVING LEGEND IS 87 TODAY!

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Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a former American Major League Baseball catcher,
outfielder, and manager. He played most his entire 19-year baseball career (1946- 
1965) for the
New York Yankees. Berra was one of only four players to be named
the
Most Valuable Player of the American League three times and is one of only
six managers to lead both
American and National League teams to the World
Series
. As a player, coach, or manager, Berra appeared in 21 World Series. He
was elected to the
Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.
 
 

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SEND MOTHER YOUR LOVE BY TELEGRAM

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LOOKING BACK ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Burt Bacharach is 84 today

"Magic Moments" (1957) with music by Burt Bacharach and
lyrics by Hal David
, one of the first compositions by the duo.

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Perry Como

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