Archive for October 21st, 2015

NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1967

This song is the theme from James Clavell‘s 1967 film To Sir, with
Love
. It was written by Don Black and Mark London, husband of
Lulu’s longtime manager Marion Massey.To Sir, with Love stayed
in the number-one position for five weeks. The single ranked No.
1 in Billboard’s year-end chart.


Lulu Kennedy-Cairns (Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie) will be 67
on November 3.



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LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1797

USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United
States Navy, named by President George Washington after the Constitution of
the United States of America. The Constitution was one of six original frigates
authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794 and was the third to be
constructed.

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USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute near U.S. Coast Guard Base
Boston during the ship’s Independence Day demonstration last year
in Boston Harbor.

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CO-FOUNDER OF BAND HAS DIED AT 74


Chuck Negron, Cory Wells and Danny Hutton in 1969


Cory Wells (Emil Lewandowski) (February 5, 1942 – October 20, 2015)

Three Dog Night co-founder and vocalist Cory Wells died unexpectedly Tuesday
in Dunkirk, N.Y. He had been touring with the band until September 2015 when
he developed "severe back pain." No cause of death was given.


From the album Touch Me.

 

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LOOKING BACK TO THE FUTURE ~

Thirty Years After Back to the Future, Lea Thompson Still Has The Prom Dress
Crispin Glover, Lea Thompson and Michael J. Fox from Back to the Future.


Lea Thompson was born in Rochester, Minnesota. She
turned 54 in May.
 

 

Thompson is best remembered for her role as Lorraine Baines in
the Back to the Future trilogy (1985, 1989 and 1990), According
to People magazine, 30 Years Later, Lea Thompson Still Has Her
Iconic Back to the Future Prom Dress.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Proud parents Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
with baby Carrie.


Carrie Fisher at 15.


Carrie Frances Fisher is 59 years young today.


Carrie portraying Princess Leia Organa.


Fisher will reprise her role as Princess Leia in Episode
VII of the series, Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed
by J.J. Abrams.

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