Archive for June 21st, 2016

MEREDITH BAXTER IS 69 TODAY


Meredith Ann Baxter was born in South Pasadena, California.

Baxter portrayed TV mom Elyse Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties
with Michael J. Fox (1982-1989). She is a five-time Emmy Award nominee,
one of which was for playing the title role in the 1992 TV film A Woman
Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story.


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ACTRESS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1921

 


Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born in Bemidji, Minnesota.
(June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011)

Jane Russell was one of Hollywood‘s leading sex symbols in the 1940s and
1950s. Her first film role in 1943 was the Howard Hughes production The
Outlaw
. In 1947, Russell delved into music before returning to films. After
starring in multiple films in the 1950s, Russell again returned to music while
completing several other films in the 1960s. She starred in more than 20
films throughout her career.

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From left: Bob Hope, Jane Russell and Bing Crosby.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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MYSTRY BIDDER BUYS HITLER’S JACKET


Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945)

(FoxNews) – A man from Argentina shelled out more than $676,000 this weekend
at an auction selling the personal belongings of Adolf Hitler and his deputy,
Hermann Goering.

The man, who remained anonymous, spent $312,000 alone on what is believed
to be one of Hitler’s last uniform jackets.

The mystery buyer showed up at the Hermann Historica’s auction in Germany
dressed in dark clothes and wearing a baseball cap.

Other items auctioned were a pair of Hitler’s pants with leather pockets, X-rays
after his assassination attempt in 1944, and the brass container from where
Goering swallowed cyanide while awaiting trial in Nuremberg.

The Argentinian bidder also paid $47,500 for an aviator watch that belonged to
Goering, as well as some if his silk underwear for $3,400.

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