Archive for January 17th, 2013

ADVICE COLUMNIST HAS DIED AT 94!

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   Pauline Esther Phillips
(July 4, 1918 – January 16, 2013)

Phillips, also known as Abigail Van Buren, was a newspaper
advice columnist and radio show host who began the "Dear
Abby
" column in 1956. She died Wednesday ending a long
battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  

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JIM CARREY IS 51 TODAY!

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Actor/comedian James Eugene "Jim" Carrey  had received
four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning two. He did
stand-up comedy in Toronto, Canada before moving to Los
Angeles.

Ace Ventura Pet Detective
1994 

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1997

fun with dick and jane
2005

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JAMES EARL JONES IS 82 TODAY!

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During a career of over 50 years, James Earl Jones has become known as
"one of America’s most distinguished and versatile" and "one of the greatest
actors in American history." Since debuting on Broadway in 1957, Jones has
won awards, including a Tony Award and Golden Globe Award for his role in
the 1970 biographical drama film The Great White Hope (1970). He is also
known for his voice acting role as Darth Vader in the Star Wars saga as well
as many film,stage, and television roles. Jones was a pre-med major in college
before joining the service as a Army Ranger during the Korean War.

      THE-GR~1

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THE NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY!

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           Muhammad Ali
(Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) is 71 today

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1976

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Barry Manilow will be 70 on June 17

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