Archive for October 10th, 2012

FORD, SIXTY YEARS AGO

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HIT RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

LEADER OF THE PACK

The Shangri-Las "Leader Of The Pack" was recorded at the Ultrasonic
Sound studio located on the second floor of a Manhattan hotel. It became
number one the Billboard Hot 100 on November 28, 1964. Rolling Stone
ranked the song among the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, at #447.


Shangri-Las

The Shangri-Las today are from left: Mary Snyder-Fox, Jerry Bocchino
(the veteran of the group), and Victoria Palagy 

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ONE OF THE OLDEST MAGAZINES FOR KIDS

jack and jll for oct 1962

Jack and Jill is a bimonthly magazine for children 7 to 10 years old featuring
short stories, articles, games, comics, and educational activities. It was first
launched by Curtis Publishing Company in 1938, making it one of the oldest magazines for kids.

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POPULAR RACE CAR DRIVER BECAME 38

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Dale Earnhardt Jr

Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is a stock car driver and team owner, currently
driving the No. 88 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for
Hendrick Motorsports. He is the son of NASCAR Hall of Fame legend Dale
Earnhardt. Dale Jr. won the 2004 Daytona 500 and has also won the Most
Popular Driver Award nine times.

Dale Earnhardt car

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Dale Earnhardt with son Dale Jr.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Superman-Christopher-Reeve

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Christopher D’Olier Reeve
(September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004)

reeve on people
October 24, 2004

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