Archive for November 21st, 2012

HAROLD RAMIS IS 68 TODAY

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Harold Allen Ramis
is a popular actor, director, and writer. He
was one of three screenwriters for the film National Lampoon’s
Animal House
(1978). Ramis’s films have had an impact on many
comedians and comedy writers.

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Harold Ramis as Private Russell Ziskey in Stripes, 1981

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Ramis (with Twinkie) as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984)

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WELL KNOWN CHEF IS DEAD AT 81

MrFood

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Art Ginsburg, commonly known as Mr. Food, was a television chef and best 
selling author of cookbooks. He had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 
in 2011 and underwent treatments, including surgery, which had caused the 
cancer to go into remission. However, it returned in October. He died at his 
home that he shared with his wife Ethel in Weston, Florida. Ginsburg was 
originally a butcher and ran his own catering business prior to work in
television. The series he founded is expected to continue with other
chefs as hosts. 

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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GOLDIE HAWN IS 67 TODAY

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Goldie Jeanne Hawn is a actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer, 
best known for her roles in Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In on ABC-TV (1968-1972),  
Private Benjamin (1980),Overboard (1987), and Cactus Flower, for which she 
won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Goldie Hawn appearing on the The Dean Martin Show in 1968

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THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE DEBUTED IN 1924

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The first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade was Originally called Macy’s 
Christmas Parade  and featured four hundred employees from the store 
accompanied by real animals from Central Park Zoo along with bands, 
balloons, and floats. It was the beginning of a holiday tradition that has
become a piece of Americana. The giant helium filled balloons were
added to the annual event in 1927.


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Santa’s float

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