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GUITARIST MR. 335 IS 66 TODAY

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Multiple Grammy Award-winning smooth jazz guitarist, Larry Carlton wrote
the theme song for the NBC-TV show Hill Street Blues (1981-1987). He has
played on records for many artists, including
Billy Joel and almost always
plays a Gibson ES-335. Born in
Torrance, California, Larry began playing
guitar at six years of age.





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GUITARIST MR. 335 IS 66 TODAY

larry carlton yng

larry carlton now

Multiple Grammy Award-winning smooth jazz guitarist, Larry Carlton wrote
the theme
song for the NBC-TV show Hill Street Blues (1981-1987). He has
played
on records for many artists, including Billy Joel and almost always
plays a Gibson ES-335
. Born in Torrance, California, Larry began playing
guitar at six years of age.





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FIRST BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER!

Wings

The 1927 action film Wings was the only silent film to win the Academy
Award for Best Picture
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THE FIRST ACADEMY AWARDS CEREMONY

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1st academy awards dinner

The annual ceremony honoring achievements in the film industry, The Academy
Awards, was held for the first time on May 16, 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt
Hotel. It was a private dinner with an attendance of about 270 people.

The ceremony lasted only 15 minutes with fifteen statuettes (Oscars) awarded to
artists, directors and other personalities of the movie industry for achievements
during the 1927 to 1928 period. The post awards party was held at the Mayfair
Hotel. The cost of guest tickets for the night was $5.

Emil-Jannings-mit-Oscar 

Emil Jannings received the first Oscar, Best Actor in a Leading
Role for the movies
“The Last Command” and The Way of All
Flesh” (1929).

 


Gaynor-Fairbanks-Oscar

Douglas Fairbanks, the Academy’s first president, and
Janet Gaynor, winner of the Best Actress award.

 

1st tv academy

John Wayne accepts the Best Director Oscar on behalf of an absent John
Ford during the 25th Academy Awards in 1953. It was the first time the
ceremony was televised.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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