Archive for February 16th, 2013

YOUNGEST WINNER ON THIS DAY IN 1997

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A 25 year old Jeff Gordon

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Jeff Gordon won his first Daytona 500 in 1997, becoming the youngest
driver in history to win the race, a record that would stand until
Trevor
Bayne
‘s Daytona win in 2011.

 

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Trevor Bayne’s 2011 Daytona win. He will turn 22 on February 19.

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PIZZA CHAINS FIRST COMMERCIAL IN 1965

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This TV commercial introduced the nation to Pizza Hut, which to this 
day remains one of the country’s most successful chains.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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HE WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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A young Sonny Bono

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Sonny and wife Cher

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Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono (February 16, 1935 – January 5, 1998)

Sonny Bono was a recording artist, record producer, actor, and politician. He
remains the only member of Congress to have scored a #1 pop single on the
Billboard Hot 100 chart.


                  

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