Archive for September 4th, 2012

A FAVORITE SONG BY A FAVORITE BAND

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With guest musician Jeff “Skunk” Baxter on the steel guitar

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MITZI GAYNOR IS 81 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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2009 Professional Dancers Society Gypsy Award to Bob Mackie at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California 03-15-2009
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Actress, singer and dancer Mitzi Gaynor was born Francesca Marlene
de Czanyi von Gerber in Chicago. Her family first moved to Detroit and
when she was eleven to Hollywood where she trained as a ballerina as
a child and began her career as a chorus dancer. By the time Mitzi was
13 she was singing and dancing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera
company.

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Mitzi Gaynor with Rossano Brazzi in “South Pacific”, 1958

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THE MDA TELETHON ON THIS DAY IN 1972

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John Lennon & Yoko Ono appear on The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon

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GETTING READY FOR THE BIG DAY?

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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The Highwaymen, clockwise from top right: Steve Trott, Chan Daniels,
Bob Burnett, Dave Fisher and Steve Butts, in 1961.

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