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A GREAT STEREO SYSTEM IN 1974 ~

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JIM NABORS TURNED 83TODAY

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James Thurston "Jim" Nabors

Actor/singer Jim Nabors was born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama and
moved to Southern California because of his asthma. While working at a 
Santa Monica nightclub, he was discovered by Andy Griffith and later joined 
The Andy Griffith Show, playing Gomer Pyle.The character became popular
and Nabors was given his own spin-off show, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..

Nabors has recorded numerous record albums and singles, most of them
containing romantic ballads.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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ANNE FRANK, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1929

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"Anne" Marie Frank (June 12, 1929 – early March 1945) 

Frank is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. She
gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It
documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the
Netherlands during World War II
. The diary has been the basis for several
plays and films.

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Anne Frank’s diary

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VIC DAMONE IS 85 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Vic Damone (Vito Rocco Farinola)

Inspired by his favorite singer, Frank Sinatra, Damone began taking
voice lessons. He sang in the choir at St. Finbar’s Church in Bath
Beach, Brooklyn
, for Sunday Mass. In 1947 he entered the talent
search on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts and won, which led to his
becoming a regular on Godfrey’s show. Damone soon met Milton
Berle who got him work at two night clubs and by mid 1947, he had 
signed a contract with Mercury Records. His first release, "I Have
But One
 
Heart", reached #7 on the Billboard chart.


1997

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