Archive for August 27th, 2012

REALITY BASED SERIES ENDED ON THIS DAY IN 1996

 William Shatner in closeup
William Shatner

Rescue 911 is an informational realitybased CBS television series that premiered
on Tuesday, April 18, 1989 and ended on Tuesday, August 27, 1996. It was hosted
by William Shatner and featured reenactments along with occasional real footage of 
emergency situations that often involved calls to 9-1-1.

rescue 911 ad

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LBJ WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908

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Johnson in 1924, the year he graduated from
high school

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    Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973) 

   

Lyndon Johnson was the 36th President of the United States (1963–1969) He
succeeded to the presidency following the assassination of John F. Kennedy
on November 22, 1963.

Johnson is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices
of the United States: Representative, Senator, Vice President, and President.


Johnson holds his dog Her by the ears on the White House lawn_

President  Johnson holds his dog Her by the ears on the White
House lawn. On the left is Johnson’s other dog, Him. The picture
raised criticism from dog lovers in 1964. 

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In 1968, LBJ announced he would not run again for the presidency.

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TOMMY SANDS IS 75 TODAY

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sands today 

Singer Tommy Adrian Sands began playing the guitar at age
eight and within a year landed job performing twice weekly on
a local radio station. He was only 15 when Colonel Tom Parker
heard about him and signed him to RCA Records.

Sands performed in several films including Mardi Gras (1958),
The Longest Day (1962), Ensign Pulver (1964), and None But
the Brave (1965),

tommy and nancy

Tommy Sands wedding
In 1960, Sands married Nancy Sinatra. They were divorced in 1965


sands album
1961

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THE ROAD TO SCHOOL ON MODERN ASPHALT

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1957

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ACTRESS TUESDAY WELD TURNED 69 TODAY

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Weld began her acting career as a child, progressing to more mature roles
during the late 1950s. She won a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising
Female
Newcomer
in 1960. Over the following decade she established a
career playing dramatic roles in films.

Her work in supporting roles was acknowledged with nominations for a
Golden Globe Award for Play It As It Lays
(1972), a nomination for
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Looking for Mr.
Goodbar
(1978), an Emmy Award for The Winter of Our Discontent
(1983), and a BAFTA for Once Upon a Time in America (1984).

weld onTeen
June 1961

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