Archive for May 13th, 2012

PRIME MINISTER’S FIRST SPEECH ON THIS DAY IN 1940

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The great orator Winston Churchill delivering his speech in The House of Commons, London

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FIRST MEXICAN AMERICAN ROCK STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1941

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             Ritchie Valens
(born Richard Steven Valenzuela)
  

                           (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959)

     

Ritchie Valens was the first Mexican-American rock star. His career lasted
only eight months, during which time he scored several hits including “La
Bamba” and “Donna”, both in 1958.
 

On February 3, 1959, on what has become known as The Day the Music
Died
, Valens was killed in a small-plane crash in Iowa that also claimed the 
lives of fellow musicians Buddy Holly and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson. 

Ritchie Valens was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

 


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STEVIE WONDER IS 62 TODAY

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Stevie Wonder at the 2012 (54th annual) Grammy Awards

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WORLD’S YOUNGEST MOM!

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Lina and Gerardo with her doctor


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Lina Medina in 1967

Lina Medina (born September 27, 1933, in Ticrapo, Huancavelica
Region, Peru) is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history,
giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 21 days.

Medina was brought to a hospital by her parents due to the 
increasing size of her abdomen..She was originally thought
to have had a tumor, but her doctors determined she was in
her seventh month of pregnancy. 

Medina’s son weighed 6 lbs. 43 Oz at birth and was named
Gerardo. He was raised believing that Medina was his sister,
but found out at the age of 10 that she was his mother. He
died in 1979 at the age of 40 from a bone marrow disease.

Medina never revealed the name of Gerardo’s father or the
circumstances of her pregnancy. She is 78 not and currently
lives in Lima, Peru.


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TODAY’S A HOLIDAY!

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        mother's love

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