Archive for March 2nd, 2015

RECORDING BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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"Reflections” was the first Supremes record released under the new billing,
Diana Ross & the Supremes, and is also among the final singles to feature
Florence Ballard, who recorded vocals for the song during one of her last
studio sessions before she was fired on July 1.

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Barry Gordy with the Supremes during a recording session

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FAMOUS AUTHOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1904

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Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Seuss Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts
(March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991)

Author and cartoonist Theodor Geisel wrote forty-six immortal children’s books
under the pen name of Dr. Seuss. His most notable works include The Cat in
the Hat
(1957), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957), and Green Eggs and
Ham (1960).

In his early adulthood, he attended Dartmouth college, where he became the
editor-in-chief of the school’s humor magazine, the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern.

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HISTORICAL NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Sandy Kozel

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HISTORICAL FLIGHT ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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The Lucky Lady II (bottom) being refuelled by a B-29M.

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The crew members of the Lucky Lady II are greeted by Air Force
Secretary Stuart Symington and General Hoyt Vandenberg.

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