Archive for June 11th, 2012

E.T. WAS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1982

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Released by Universal Pictures, E.T. was a blockbuster, surpassing Star
Wars
to become the highest-grossing film of all time, a record it held for
ten years.

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Director Steven Spielberg with E, T.

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FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA FROM 1969

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‘GREEN ACRES’ ACTOR IS DEAD AT 96

  1990 file photo of actor Frank Cady for obit. Cady in character as storekeeper Sam Drucker in "Return to Green Acres." For obit. 

                       Frank Cady (September 8, 1915 – June 8, 2012)

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GENE WILDER TURNED 79 TODAY

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Gene Wilder is an actor best known for his role as Willy
Wonka, roles in Mel Brooks movies, and a number of
buddy comedies with Richard Pryor.

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Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka

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1971


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LEGENDARY COACH BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1913

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                    Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi
  

                   (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970)

Vince Lombardi was a football coach best remembered as the head
coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the
team to three straight league championships and five in seven years,
including winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 and
1967 NFL seasons. The National Football League‘s Super Bowl
trophy is named in his honor. He was enshrined in the NFL’s Pro
Football Hall of Fame in 1971.   
  

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The Vince Lombardi Trophy

              

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