Archive for May 29th, 2012

NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1971

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“Brown Sugar” was the first single released on the groups own
label,
Rolling Stones Records. It became their sixth number-one
record.

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FOLK MUSICIAN HAS DIED AT 89

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   Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson
(March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012)

Watson was a guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country,
blues and gospel music.The blind musician won seven Grammy awards
as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

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HOPE BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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Bob Hope, (born Leslie Townes Hope in London, England)
                       
                           (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

Bob Hope was a legendary comedian and actor who appeared in
vaudeville, on Broadway, and in radio, television and movies. He
was also noted for his work with the
US Armed Forces and his
199 known
USO shows entertaining American military personnel.


                        

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Photo of Bob at one of his USO shows

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PRESIDENT BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

                    
                     
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Senator Kennedy

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John Fitzgerald
"Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

Often referred to by his initials JFK, Kennedy was the 35th President of
the United States
, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. He
was the youngest man elected President; and the youngest to die. 

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The official White House portrait of John F. Kennedy by Aaron Shikler

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