Archive for October 2nd, 2015

CHUBBY CHECKER IS 74 TODAY


Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Chubby is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit
cover of Hank Ballard‘s R&B hit "The Twist". In September 2008 "The Twist"
topped Billboard’s list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the
Hot 100 since its debut in 1958. He is the only recording artist to place five
albums in the Top 12 all at once.

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Original air dates on CBS – TV: October 2, 1959 – June 19, 1964


The Twilight Zone
is a television anthology series created and hosted by 
Rod Serling (above). TV Guide ranked the Zone #4 in its list of the 60
Greatest Dramas of All Time.

    

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COMEDIAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1895


Bud Abbott  (born William Alexander Abbott in California)
(October 2, 1897 – April 24, 1974)


Actor and comedian Bud Abbott played the straight man in the
burlesque comedy show, Abbot and Costello. He and his comedy
partner Lou Costello are best known for their immortal "Who’s On
First?" routine, which they first performed in the 1940 movie One
Night In The Tropics
. Abbott left school at an early age to work in
Coney Island and the Casino Theater. He later began performing
vaudeville with his new wife Betty in the early 1920’s.

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WE OFFER OUR PRAYERS


Mass Shooting at Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.

 

           

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is 64 today. 

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