Archive for August 14th, 2015

JOHNNY MAESTRO IN 1988 ~

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Introduced by "Cousin Brucie" Morrow on "Shake Rattle and Roll" in 1988.

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New York Cityborn Johnny Maestro (John Mastrangelo)

(May 7, 1939 – March 24, 2010). He died of cancer at age 70.

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OWN A CIVIL DEFENSE ACCEPTED SHELTER

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ROCKER DAVID CROSBY IS 74 TODAY

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David Van Cortlandt Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California.

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Crosby was a member of the classic rock bands
The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. He has been inducted into the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: once for his work in The Byrds and once for
his work with CSN.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Camille Bohannon

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Grammy, Emmy, and Academy Award winner Steve Martin. The World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical with music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell, and directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, will run Sept. 14 - Nov. 2, 2014 at The Old Globe. Photo by Sandee Bartkowski.

Stephen Glenn
"Steve" Martin is 70 years old today.

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A LEGEND BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1851

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John Henry "Doc" Holliday
(August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887)

Holliday was a gambler, gunfighter, dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt
Earp
. He was also a Deputy U.S. Marshal during and after the famous 
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. At age 19 Holliday left his birthplace of 
Georgia for Pennsylvania to study dentistry.

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