Archive for December 13th, 2015

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Richard Wayne
"Dick" Van Dyke is 90 today.

Van Dyke, recognized as a Disney Legend, is a World War II United States
Army Air Corps
veteran. He initially served as a radio announcer and later
transferred to the Special Services as an entertainer.


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A WHITE HOUSE VISIT ON THIS DAY IN 1974


George Harrison with President Gerald Ford.

George Harrison, his father Harry, along with Billy Preston, Tom Scott and Ravi
Shankar lunched at the White House on the afternoon of December 13, 1974
at the invitation of President Ford’s son, Jack. Harrison was the first and only
ex-Beatle to visit the White House. After lunch the group had a tour of the 
White House mansion guided part of the way by the President’s daughter,
Susan.

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