Archive for October 6th, 2013

A GREAT SONG FROM 1961!

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The Shirelles

“Baby It’s You” became very popular, becoming number three on the
R&B chart and peaking at number eight on Billboard’s Hot 100. 

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THE WORLD’S GREATEST TYPEWRITER ~ 1887

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Harper’s New Monthly Magazine

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James Densmore was the driving force behind 
one of the first commercial typewriters built at
a machine shop in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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                           Ross Simpson

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SILENT FILM ACTRESS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1906

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Janet Gaynor
(Laura Augusta Gainor)

(October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984)

Janet Gaynor was one of the most popular silent film actresses who
won the first ever Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also the
only actress to receive one Oscar for multiple performances in the
same year. After graduating high school, she worked at a shoe
store in Los Angeles.

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Douglas Fairbanks presenting the very first Best
Actress Oscar to Janet Gaynor

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REMEMBERING A YOUNG KIDS TV IDOL

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Heck Harper and his faithful steed “Jodie”

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Heck Harper (Hector Vincent Flateau) (Sep. 20, 1919 – Nov. 2. 1998)

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