Archive for April 10th, 2015

OMAR SHARIF IS 83 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Omar Sharif ( born Michel Demitri Chalhoub in Alexandria, Egypt )

Omar Sharif’s films include Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965)
and Funny Girl (1968). He has been nominated for an Academy Award and
has won three Golden Globe Awards.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1921

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Kevin Joseph "Chuck" Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992)

Chuck Connors was a actor, writer and professional basketball and baseball
player. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional
sports to have played both Major League Baseball and in the National
Basketball
Association
. With a 40-year film and television career, Connors
is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC
series The Rifleman (1958–63). He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in
Los Angeles at the age of 71 of pneumonia stemming from lung cancer.

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RECAPPING WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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Sandy Kozel

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MOVIE PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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House of Wax was the first color 3-D feature from a major studio and premiered
just two days after the Columbia Pictures film Man in the Dark, the first major-
studio black-and-white 3-D feature. It was also the first 3-D film with stereophonic
sound to be presented in a regular movie theater. It premiered nationwide on
April 10, 1953 and went out for a general release on April 25, 1953.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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The song “Splish Splash” helped to give Bobby Darin a major
boost in his career, reaching No. 3 on the
pop singles chart.

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