Archive for July 27th, 2015

NORTHWEST AUTHOR DIES AT 83

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Ann Rule
(Stackhouse(October 22, 1931 – July 26, 2015)

Rule was an true crime author of The Stranger Beside Me, about
serial killer and Rule’s co-worker Ted Bundy. She was also known
for her book Small Sacrifices, about Oregon child murderer Diane
Downs
. Many of Rule’s books centered on murder cases that
occurred in her adopted home state of Washington and the
Pacific Northwest. The popular author died on Sunday, only a
few days after an emergency room visit and subsequent cardiac
arrest. She had been moved to hospice care one day before her
death.

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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The Farina brothers: Santo (right) and Johnny (left) were born in
Brooklyn, New York.  

The song “Sleep Walk” was recorded at Trinity Music in Manhattan, New
York City
, New York. It entered Billboard’s Top 40 on August 17, 1959 and
rose to the number-one position for two weeks in September and remained
in the Top 40 until November 9. The single also reached number four on the
R&B chart. It was the last instrumental to hit number one in the 1950s and
earned Santo & Johnny a gold record.

http://www.santoandjohnny.com/

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS HEADLINES

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Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

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CHARACTER’S DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1940

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The cartoon character Bugs Bunny is widely considered to have made his debut
in director Tex Avery‘s Oscarnominated animated film A Wild Hare (1940). He 

has appeared in more films than any other cartoon character and is the ninth
most-portrayed film personality in the world. He even has his own star on the
Hollywood  Walk of Fame..

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