Archive for July 10th, 2015

ACTOR OMAR SHARIF HAS DIED AT 83

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Omar Sharif (Michel Demitri Chalhoub) (April 10, 1932 – July 10, 2015)

CAIRO (AP) – Omar Sharif, the Egyptian-born actor who soared to international
stardom in movie epics, "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) and "Doctor Zhivago,"
(1965) died Friday.

Sharif died of a heart attack in a Cairo hospital, his longtime agent, London-
based Steve Kenis, and the head of Egypt’s Theatrical Arts Guild, Ashraf Zaki,
told The Associated Press. The actor had been suffering from Alzheimer’s.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Melvin Jerome
"Mel" Blanc (Blank) (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989)

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RECORD RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The single “Ode to Billie Joe” was a number-one hit and became a big
international seller. Billboard ranked the record as the No. 3 song for 1967.

The song is ranked #412 on Rolling Stone‘s list of "the 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time
". The recording of "Ode to Billie Joe" generated eight Grammy
nominations, resulting in three wins for Gentry and one win for arranger
Jimmie Haskell.

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Bobbie Gentry (Roberta Lee Streeter) will turn 71 July 27.

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