Archive for October 8th, 2012

DALE DYE TURNED 68 TODAY

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Private Dale Dye age 18

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Captain Dale Dye

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Dale Adam Dye is a actor businessman, and retired U.S. Marine captain who 
served in combat during the Vietnam War. He began his military career as a 
Private and rose to the rank of Captain. After his retirement for the Marine
Corps in 1984 , Dye founded Warriors, Inc.,a company that specializes in 
training actors for realistic military portrayals, for films of the war genre. He
also acts in movies himself while serving as a military technical advisor. Dye
currently plays Col. Porter in the TNT science fiction series Falling Skies. 

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From left: Will Patton, Dale Dye, and Noah Wyle from Falling Skies

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IT’S A HOLIDAY !

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Columbus Day celebrates the first landing of explorer Christopher
Columbus on the shores of the New World which occurred on the
12th of October in 1492. President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed
It a federal holiday in the United States in 1937. President Richard M.
Nixon later declared the day a national holiday to be observed on the
second Monday of each October. 

 

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SIGOURNEY WEAVER IS 63 TODAY

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Sigourney Weaver 

Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Manhattan, New
York City, the daughter of Elizabeth Inglis, an English actress, and NBC 
television executive and pioneer Sylvester "Pat" Weaver. Her uncle
Doodles (Winstead) Weaver (below), was a comedian and actor. She 
began using the name “Sigourney Weaver” in 1963 after a minor
character, Sigourney Howard in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The
Great Gatsby.
 

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Sylvester Weaver


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Doodles Weaver

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Sigourney in “Ghostbusters” (1984)

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Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley in “Aliens”, 1986. She
won an Academy Award nomination for her role.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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