Archive for February 9th, 2014

DON’T FORGET ‘’REMEMBERING DAY’’ !

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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                                             TIM MAGUIRE

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FIFTY YEARS AGO ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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(AP) – The Beatles made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," America’s
must-see weekly variety show, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964. And officially kicked off
Beatlemania on this side of the pond.

More than 70 million viewers were tuned to the program, airing live from the studio
in Manhattan which now houses the “Late Show With David Letterman.” 

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ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1891

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Ronald Charles Colman
(February 9, 1891 –  May 19, 1958)

Colman’s career spanned from silent films to talkies and was
nominated for Academy Awards for his roles in Condemned
and Bulldog Drummond. He won the 1948 Academy Award
for Best Actor for his role in A Double Life. He was one of
the few actors who graduated from silent films to talking
films. He made his first appearance on the professional
stage in 1914.

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    Roland Colman with his Best Actor Academy Award

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