Archive for May 24th, 2016

DON’T SQUEEZE THE CHARMIN!



Dick Wilson (July 30, 1916 – November 19, 2007) 
 

Mr. George Whipple (above) is a fictional supermarket manager
featured in television commercials and print advertisements that
ran in the United States and Canada from 1964 to 1985 for
Charmin toilet paper.

"Mr. Whipple" was played by Dick Wilson, a character actor who
made many appearances on TV sitcoms during the 1960s and
1970s. Between 1964 and 1985, Wilson appeared as Whipple
in more than 500 commercials for Charmin.

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ROSS SIMPSON


Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman) is 75 today.

Zimmerman changed his name to Dylan after the poet Dylan
Thomas
. He was born a Jew, but converted to Christianity.

While studying at the University of Minnesota, he became more 
interested in folk music than rock and roll.

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PRISCILLA PRESLEY IS 71 TODAY


Priscilla and Elvis at their wedding reception.


Priscilla Ann Presley (Wagner)

Priscilla was the wife of singer Elvis Presley from 1967 to 1973. She met 
Elvis at age 14. Priscilla Presley starred with Leslie Nielsen in the three
successful Naked Gun films (1988,1991,1994), She also played the role
of Jenna Wade on the CBS television series Dallas (1978-1991).


This 1988 publicity photo shows actor Leslie Nielsen with
Priscilla Presley in the film, “The Naked Gun”.

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