Archive for April 14th, 2016

TV APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Millicent Dolly May "Millie" Small turned 69 on October 6.

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OREGON ZOO ELEPHANT IS 54 TODAY!

Packy was born April 14, 1962. He’s an Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, Portland Zoological Gardens at the time, in Portland, Oregon. Packy is famous for having
been the first elephant born in the Western Hemisphere in 44 years. Currently, he
is the oldest male Asian elephant in North America.


The new elephant habitat at the Oregon Zoo.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Loretta Lynn
(née Webb) is 84 today.


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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

Fats Domiino’s "Ain’t That a Shame" was a hit for the singer,
eventually selling a million copies. It reached #1 on the "Black
Singles
" chart and #10 on the "Pop Singles" chart. The song
is ranked #438 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500
Greatest
Songs of All Time
.


Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. turned 88 on February 26.

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