Archive for July 2nd, 2016

RACING LEGEND IS 79 TODAY


Richard Lee Petty was born in North Carolina.

NASCAR driver Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 seven times over the course
of his legendary career. His racing team Richard Petty Motorsports became one
of the most successful teams on the circuit. He grew up with racing, as his father
was a champion racer himself. Richard is called The King who became a 5-time
Winston Cup Series Champion.

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RECAPPING NEWS FROM THE PAST

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SANDY KOZEL


James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997)

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1966

Sinatra’s Strangers In The Night reached number one on both the Billboard
Hot 100
chart and the Easy Listening chart, it was the title song for Sinatra’s
1966 album of the same name which became his most commercially successful
album. The record won Sinatra the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal
Performance and the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.

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