Archive for July 18th, 2012

HARRIET NELSON WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1909

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           Harriet
Nelson (July 18, 1909 – October 2, 1994)

Harriet Nelson was born Peggy Louise Snyder in Des Moines, Iowa. She
was singer and actress, best known for her portrayal on the long-running
sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet on radio, CBS/NBC from 1944
to 1954 and on ABC-TV from 1952 to 1966.

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RED SKELTON, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1913

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Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton
(July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997)

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BASEBALL RECORD SET ON THIS DAY IN 1927

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“The Georgia Peach” ,Ty Cobb, set a major league baseball record
by getting his 4,000th career hit. He hit a total  4,191 before he retired
in 1928.

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TODAY IS JOHN GLENN’S 91st BIRTHDAY

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NASA Astronaut John Glenn was inducted into the Astronaut
Hall of Fame
in 1990.

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John Glenn is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and U.S. 
senator. He was the first American to orbit the Earth and the third American
in space.

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DION DIMUCCI IS 73 TODAY

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Dion with his first Gibson guitar

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Dion joined the Belmonts as their lead singer in late 1957. He is best remembered
for the 1961 singles "Runaround Sue" and "The Wanderer". Dion was elected to
the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1989. In 2000, Dion and The Belmonts were 
inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame.

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Dion and The Belmonts were part of the 1959 “Winter Dance Party” tour


American Bandstand, November, 1959



April, 1958

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