Archive for February 20th, 2014

KOIN RADIO ~ NUMBER-ONE IN 1951

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SONG STYLIST “SWEET NANCY” IS 77 TODAY

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nancy-wilson now

Classic jazz singer Nancy Wilson released seventy albums and has won
three Grammy Awards. At the age of 15, while a High School student in
Columbus, Ohio, Nancy won a talent contest sponsored by local TV
station WTVN.  

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sidney Poitier today


Sidney Poitier is 87 years old today. He became the first
African American to win an Oscar after performing in “Lilies
of the Field” (1963).

The American Film Institute called Sidney Poitier one of the
25 Greatest Male Stars of All Time in 1999.

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