Archive for July 9th, 2014

A FULL-TIME JOB ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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Dick Clark

Dick Clark took over as the host of Philadelphia’s TV dance show on WFIL, then
called simply Bandstand, after former host Bob Horn was arrested for DUI. The
show, which would go national on ABC the following year, changed its name to
American Bandstand and ran for 37 years.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

 

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Tom Hanks ist von der deutschen Filmgeschichte begeistert
Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is 58 today

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1986

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ED AMES IS 87 YEARS OLD TODAY

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The Ames Brothers (Ed at top right)


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Ed Ames (born Edmund Dantes Urick in Malden, Massachusetts)

Popular singer and actor Ed Ames is best known for his pop and adult
contemporary
hits of the 1960s. He was part of a popular 1950s singing
group called the Ames Brothers.

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