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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ed Donahue

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‘’GENTLEMAN JIM’’ DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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James Travis "Jim" Reeves (August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964)

Reeves, whose biggest hit was 1960’s "He’ll Have To Go", was killed when
the small plane he was piloting crashed near Nashville. He was 39. After
Reaves’ death, his widow continued to release his material well into the
1980s. He is a member of both the Country Music and Texas Country
Music
Halls of Fame.

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Jim’s last recording session before his death in 1964

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MAX HEADROOM FOR NEW COKE

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OLD BURIED SHIP FOUND IN NEW YORK

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NEW YORK (AP) – Researchers say a ship unearthed at the site of New York’s
World Trade Center predates American independence.

Columbia University scientists say they’ve determined wood used in the ship’s
frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773 – three years before the
signing of the Declaration of Independence and start of the Revolutionary War.

Researchers say they’ve tentatively identified the ship as a Philadelphia-built
sloop, a ship designed by the Dutch to carry passengers and cargo over
shallow, rocky water.

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sloop from 1700s

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INFLUENTIAL SINGER IS 73 TODAY

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Canadian born singer-songwriter Paul Albert Anka

Anka became famous in the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with his 
top hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", and "Put Your Head on My  
Shoulder
". He wrote such well-known music as the theme for The
Tonight Show Starring
Johnny Carson
and one of Tom Jones‘s
biggest hits, "She’s a Lady", as well as the English lyrics for
Frank Sinatra‘s signature song, "My Way" which was originally
a French song.


 

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