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ILLUSTRATOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1894

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Norman Percevel Rockwell
(February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978)

Rockwell was a painter and illustrator who is most famous for the cover
illustrations of everyday life scenarios that he created for The Saturday
Evening Post magazine for more than four decades. He also did work
for the Boy Scouts of America, producing covers for their publication
Boys’ Life, calendars, and other illustrations.

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“Grandpa’s Little Ballerina” (Feb. 3, 1923)

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“Self”

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MORE FROM THAT DAY IN 1959!

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Monument at the crash site, a corn field near Clear Lake, Iowa.

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Buddy Holly                         J. P. "The Big Bopper"   Ritchie Valens 
                                              Richardson
                

 

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Roger Arthur Peterson was the 21-year-old pilot of
the 1947
Beechcraft Bonanza that crashed, taking
the lives of Holly, Valens,
and Richardson as well
as himself.

 

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A 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza 35 (V-tail) similar to the one flown by
Peterson.

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NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY!

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the day the music died 2

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2009

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              eddie cochran
              Eddie Cochran

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IT BEGAN WITH THE ‘’SUPERGAME’’ IN 1967

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The First AFL-NFL World Championship Game, later known as Super Bowl I ,
was played on January 15, 1967 at the
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in
Los Angeles, California. The National Football League (NFL) champion
Green Bay Packers defeated the American Football League (AFL)
champion
Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 35–10.

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bart starr

Game MVP, Packers quarterback Bart Starr

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