Archive for July 2nd, 2015

COMEDIAN HAS DIED AT 93

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Carter at age 8

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Jack Carter (born Jack Chakrin in New York, New York)  

(June 24, 1922 – June 28, 2015)

Carter had a long-running comedy act similar to fellow contemporaries
Milton Berle and Morey Amsterdam. He hosted an early television variety
program called Cavalcade of Stars
on the DuMont Network and made
appearances on many television series.

Carter died on Sunday, June 28, at his home in Beverly Hills, California,
of respiratory failure.

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THE FIRST WALMART STORE OPENED IN 1962

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First store located at 719 W. Walnut Street in Rogers, Arkansas

Walmart was founded by Sam Walton (below) in 1962 and incorporated on October 
31,1969. The company has over 11,000 stores in 28 countries with headquarters
in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton
(March 29, 1918 – April 5, 1992)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Sandy Kozel

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James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart) (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997)

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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It took Elvis Presley 31 takes to get just the right version of "Hound Dog" on
acetate. The record became the most successful two-sided hit on Billboard’s
Top/Hot 100 chart. The two titles spent a combined 55 weeks in the Top 100
in 1956-1957.

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