Archive for July 13th, 2014

RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1974

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Eric Clapton’s cover of “I Shot The Sheriff” is the most successful version of the 
song, peaking at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2003, it was inducted
into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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MEMORABILIA RECEIVED THE HIGHEST BID

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The 1919 promissory note (above) from the New York Yankees to the Boston Red
Sox in payment for the sale of Babe Ruth, sold for $1.02 million, the highest price
paid for a sports contract, at an auction Saturday, July 12. The sports memorabilia
auction was held in Baltimore and marked the 100th anniversary of Babe Ruth’s
major league debut.

 

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                     George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr.
                     (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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The first song to top the Billboard 100 chart for Paul, although he
had earlier topped Billboard’s Best Sellers in Stores chart with
"Diana" in 1957.

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  Paul Albert Anka will be 73 on July 30

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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Harrison Ford is 72 years old today. Ford was active in the Boy
Scouts of
America
, and achieved its second-highest rank, Life
Scout. He worked at Napowan Adventure Base Scout camp as
a counselor for the Reptile Study merit badge. Because of this,
he and Eagle Scout director Steven Spielberg later decided to
depict the young
Indiana Jones as a Life Scout in the 1989 film
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

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FAMOUS DOUGHNUT HAS A BIRTHDAY

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.was founded July 13, 1937 by
Vernon Rudolph who bought a secret yeast-raised recipe
from a New Orleans chef, rented a building in what is now
historic Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC, and began selling
to local grocery stores.

 

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Vernon C. Rudolph founder of Krispy Kreme Donuts

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