Archive for August 18th, 2015

BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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Patrick Wayne Swayze
(August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009)

Swayze became a teen idol in the 1980s with roles in such films as 
Dirty Dancing (1989) and Red Dawn (1984). He played lead roles
in the films Ghost (1990) and Point Break (1991). Swayze trained
in gymnastics for two years at San Jacinto College, then went on
to take up ballet at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey schools in New
York. His first job in entertainment was as a dancer for Disney on
Parade. Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 52.

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Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze in Ghost (1990)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Camille Bohannon

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Charles Robert Redford Jr. is 79 today.

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THE KING’S FUNERAL ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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The funeral service at Graceland was followed by a ceremony and
burial. A motorcade of 14 white Cadillac’s with Elvis hearse driven
by Trent Webb lined the streets from Graceland to Forrest Hill
Cemetery.

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A huge amount of flowers were left for The King after his funeral.

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