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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1937

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This recording lasted 8 min 43 seconds, and it took up
both sides of a 12-inch 78 (above). The song was written
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composed by Louis Prima who recorded it first in 1936.

 

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From left: Gene Krupa (drums), Benny Goodman (clarinet).

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BURT WARD IS 70 TODAY

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Burt Ward as “The Boy Wonder”

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Burt Ward (born Bert John Gervis, Jr., in Los Angeles, California)

Ward is best known for his role as Robin in the ABC television version
of Batman (1966-1968). He acted in more than 30 TV movies after
Batman. He was listed as the world’s youngest professional ice skater
when he was two-years-old.

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Burt Ward (left) with Adam West who played the Batman.

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NEWS HEADLINES FROM THE PAST

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Ross Simpson

 

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Roy Rogers (Leonard Franklin Slye)

(November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998)

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SLY STALLONE IS 69 TODAY

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Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born in
New York City, New York
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Director, actor and screenwriter Stallone was voted into the Boxing Hall of Fame
and his film, Rocky (1976), was inducted into the National Film Registry. He also
portrayed John Rambo in the Rambo film franchise (1982 to 2008).

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