Archive for May 14th, 2015

BLUES MUSICIAN B.B. KING IS DEAD AT 89


B.B. King (born Riley B. King; September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015)

On May 1, 2015, after two hospitalizations caused by complications from high
blood pressure and diabetes. King announced on his website that he was in
hospice care at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.

      

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George Walton Lucas, Jr. is 71 today.

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SINGER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1936

Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto in New York)
(May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973)

Darin started as a songwriter for Connie Francis, and recorded his own
first million-seller "Splish Splash" in 1958. This was followed by "Dream
Lover
", "Mack the Knife", and "Beyond the Sea". In 1962, he won a
Golden Globe for his first film Come September, co-starring his first
wife, Sandra Dee.


Recorded March 5,1959

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