Archive for June 29th, 2012

JANE MANSFIELD DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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Sam Brody and Jayne Mansfield

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The Mansfield accident scene

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An “empty tomb” monument, with incorrect birth year, was erected in honor
of Mansfield by her fan club at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood.

 

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Jayne Mansfield is interred in Fairview Cemetery near Pen Argyl,

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NELSON EDDY WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1901

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        Nelson Ackerman Eddy
(June 29, 1901 – March 6, 1967)

As a singer and actor, Nelson Eddy appeared in 19 musical films during the 
1930s and 1940s, as well as in opera and on the concert stage, radio, TV, 
and in nightclubs, He is best remembered for the eight films in which he 
costarred with Jeanette MacDonald. He was one of the first “crossover” 
stars, appealing both to bobby-soxers as well as opera purists and,
during the height of his career, was the highest paid singer in the world. 

 

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MONROE AND MILLER, WED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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Marilyn Monroe, one of the most celebrated women in history, married
playwright, Arthur Miller in White Planes, NY. After a stormy marriage,
Marilyn divorced Miller, citing her third marriage “incompatibility of
character”. The divorce of “The Egghead and The Hourglass”, as
often referred to by the press, was finalized in January 1961.

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Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller wave to newsmen at
Idlewild Airport in New York as they board a plane for
a honeymoon in England.

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ACTRESS DORIS SINGLETON IS DEAD AT 92

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    Doris Singleton (September 28, 1919 – June 26, 2012)

(AP) – Actress Doris Singleton, who played Lucy and Ricky Ricardo’s neighbor,
Carolyn Appleby, on "I Love Lucy," has died. She was 92.

Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, confirmed the death in a
post on her Facebook page. Singleton died Tuesday, the same day as writer-
director Nora Ephron, and Arnaz acknowledged them both in her post, writing,
"They were loved and appreciated and will be missed."

Singleton appeared on dozens of TV shows in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, including
"Perry Mason," "My Three Sons," "All in the Family" and "Hogan’s Heroes."

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