Archive for July 8th, 2014

SWING ERA SINGERS BIRTHDAY TODAY

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   William Clarence ‘Billy’ Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993)

Billy Eckstine was a singer and bandleader of the swing era. His 1948
recording of "I Apologize" was awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award
in 1999.


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A DISNEY LEGEND HAS DIED AT 87

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     Richard Percy Jones (February 25, 1927 – July 7, 2014) 

Jones achieved some success as a child actor and as a young adult,
especially in B-Westerns and television. He is probably best known as
the voice of Pinocchio in the 1940 Walt Disney film Pinocchio. He died
at his home on July 7 from natural causes.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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CELEBRATING BIRTHDAY 79 TODAY

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Steve Lawrence (Born Sidney Liebowitz in Brooklyn, New York)

Steve Lawrence is known for his longtime singing partnership with wife
Eydie Gormé.The two appeared together regularly on Tonight Starring 
Steve Allen in the mid-1950s until Gormé’s retirement.

Steve and Eydie were both honored with a lifetime achievement award
from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Eydie died on August 10, 2013, six
days before her 85th birthday, at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center in
Las Vegas following a brief, undisclosed illness.

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From Left: Steve Lawrence, Steve Allen, and Eydie Gormé


               


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