Archive for January 20th, 2013

ARTE JOHNSON IS 84 TODAY!

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Arte as Wolfgang the German soldier

Arte Johnson
Super Bowl Bash held at Spago
Beverly Hills, California - 04.02.07
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Arthur Stanton Eric "Arte" Johnson’s career of nearly 50 years
started in 1954 up until his retirement in 2005. He was a regular
on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In from January 22, 1968, to May 14,
1973 on the NBC television network. Prior to becoming an actor,
Johnson worked for advertising agencies and publishing firms.

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The "dirty old man" (Johnson) with Ruth Buzzi and guest
Don Rickles

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THE LONGEST INAUGURAL ADDRESS

William H. Harrison 
      William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841)
    

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Drawing depicting Harrison’s Inauguration

It was a cold, wet and windy day on March 4, 1841 when the ninth President of the
United States, William Henry Harrison gave the longest Inaugural Address. It had
mare than 8,000 words and took almost two hours to deliver. Harrison fell ill and
died a month later from pneumonia. 

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TODAY IN HISTORY!

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INAUGURATION OF THE 34th PRESIDENT

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