Archive for June 8th, 2013

JOAN RIVERS IS 80 TODAY

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Joan Rivers (Joan Alexandra Molinsky) is a comedian, writer, film
director, and actress. She was born in
Brooklyn, New York. 

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JAMES DARREN TURNED 77 TODAY

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James Darren (James William Ercolani) began his career as a
teen
idol
after,  being discovered by talent agent and casting director
Joyce Selznick. He was given roles in films, most notably, the role
Moondoggie in Gidget in 1959. He also
had a string of pop hits for
Colpix Records, the biggest of which was "Goodbye Cruel World"
(#3 on the
Billboard Hot 100 in 1961). It sold over one million copies,
and was awarded a gold disc
. Another big hit was "Her Royal Majesty"
(#6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962). Darren later had a regular role
as Officer James Corrigan on the television police drama T. J. Hooker
from 1983–1986 (ABC/CBS). 

 

 

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Promo photo of James Darren for T.J. Hooker

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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NANCY SINATRA TURNED 73 TODAY

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Singer and actress Nancy Sandra Sinatra is the daughter of singer-
actor
Frank Sinatra. She is best known for her 1966 signature hit
"
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’".

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BOZ SCAGGS IS 69 TODAY

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William Royce "Boz" Scaggs gained fame in the 1960s as a guitarist and
sometimes lead singer with the Steve Miller Band. He had several solo
Top 20 hit singles in the 1970s.



Recorded in the legendary Royal Studios in Memphis

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