Archive for December 12th, 2015

BOYS HOME FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1917

The original Boys Town was founded as a boys’ orphanage by Edward J. Flanagan,
a Roman Catholic priest working in Omaha. The farm village was opened to girls in
1979.


Father Flanagan, left,  and Mickey Rooney during the
filming of the movie "Boys Town," 1938.

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SONG RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

Billboard listed the song as debuting on 14 January 1956 on the Best Sellers
in Stores chart at #25 and on the Top 100 at #56. The Decca single peaked
at no. 6 on the Billboard and CashBox pop singles chart in 1956.

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A ‘’HOT’’ GIFT ITEM THIS CHRISTMAS!

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ICONIC SINGER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1915


Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998)

Sinatra  was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th
century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more
than 150 million records worldwide. Sinatra went by the nicknames Ol’ Blue Eyes
and The Chairman of the Board. He was known as the leader of The Rat Pack.

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TOP NEWS STORY ON THIS DAY

today in history

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