Archive for May 1st, 2013

NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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This song was reportedly recorded as an afterthought in two takes and
featured unique muted rhythm guitar by Keith Hopwood and heavily
accented vocals by Peter Noone with backing from Karl Green and
Keith Hopwood.

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FORMER CHILD STAR HAS DIED AT 91

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   Deanna Durbin (Edna Mae Durbin) (December 4, 1921 – April 2013)

Durbin was a Canadian singer and actress, who appeared in a number of
musical films in the 1930s. She made her first film appearance with Judy
Garland
in Every Sunday (1936), Durbin officially retired from acting in
1948.

Durbin’s death was initially reported by her son, Peter H. David on April 30
in the Deanna Durbin Society newsletter. He said she died “a few days ago”
in Paris, France. No further details were given.

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1937

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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              Ross Simpson

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Priscilla Ann Presley will be 68 on May 24

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JUDY COLLINS TURNED 74 TODAY

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Singer/songwriter Judith Marjorie "Judy" Collins was born in Seattle,
Washington where she spent the first ten years of her life. 

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TV HOST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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   Jack Harold Paar
(May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004) 

Jack Parr

 

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                   Jack Paar was host of The Tonight Show 1957 to 1962

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