Archive for November 3rd, 2015

AUTO COMPANY FOUNDED ON THIS DAY 1911

On November 3, 1911, Swiss race car driver and automotive engineer Louis
Chevrolet
co-founded the Chevrolet Motor Company in Detroit with ousted
General Motors founder William C. Durant and several investment partners.


Louis-Joseph "Louis" Chevrolet
(December 25, 1878 – June 6, 1941)

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William Crapo "Billy" Durant
(December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947)


The first Chevrolet "Classic Six", in 1911 in front of the Chevrolet
Motor Car Company factory in Detroit.

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BIGGEST SELLER ON THIS DAY IN 1956

RCA Records received 1 million advance orders for “Love Me Tender”,
making it a gold record before it was even released.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Carlota Bradley

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SINGER LULU IS 67 TODAY


Lulu Kennedy-Cairns (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie)

Lulu is a Scottish singer, actress, and television personality who has been
successful in the entertainment business since the 1960s. She is identified
with the 1967 song "To Sir with Love" from the film of the same name and
with the title song to the 1974 James Bond film The Man with the Golden
Gun.

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