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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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birth of the blues 45

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POEM PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1888

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"Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888" is a
baseball poem written in 1888 by Ernest Thayer. It was first published in
The San Francisco Examiner on June 3, 1888, it was later popularized
by
DeWolf Hopper in many vaudeville performances.The poem was
originally published anonymously (under the
pen name "Phin",
based on Thayer’s college nickname, "Phineas").

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Ernest Lawrence Thayer (1863-1940)

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James Earl Jones

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TONY CURTIS WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1925

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Tony Curtis (Bernard Schwartz) (June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010)

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A LOOK AT THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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From the documentary 1974 "The London Palladium Story "



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    RICHARD DAWSON IS DEAD AT 79

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              Richard Dawson (30 November 1932 – 2 June 2012)

    (Fox News) Former host of "Family Feud" Richard Dawson has died at
    79 from complications due to esophageal cancer.

    Dawson’s son, Gary, announced the death in a Facebook message, TMZ
    reports.

    “He was an amazing talent, a loving husband, a great dad, and a doting
    grandfather. He will be missed but always remembered, “the message read.

    Dawson hosted the popular game show from 1976-1985 and 1994-1995. He
    was also known for his role as Corporal Newkirk in "Hogan’s Heroes."

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