Archive for July 6th, 2016

RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1937

The song "Sing, Sing, Sing" was recorded in Hollywood with
Benny Goodman on clarinet, and Harry James in the trumpet
section. It was written and composed by Louis Prima.

Goodman’s recording was an extended work. It lasted 8 min
43 seconds, and it took up both sides of a 12-inch 78 RPM
record.


Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman
(May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986)

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FORMER TV COP IS NOW A REAL ONE!

Erik Estrada, known for his iconic role as a motorcycle cop in the hit NBC-TV
show CHIPS (1977-1983), has become a cop in real life. Estrada was sworn
in Saturday, July 2nd, as a reserve deputy for the City of St. Anthony in Idaho.

After being sworn in, Estrada posted a photo of himself in uniform standing
next to a motorcycle (above).

Estrada, 67, has spent the past decade working with various law enforcement
departments in keeping kids safe online. (From the Standard Journal)


Mayor Neils Thueson (right) swearing Erik Estrada into office at
City Hall.


Erik Estrada (left) with “CHiPs” costar Larry Wilcox.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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ROSS SIMPSON


Roy Rogers (Leonard Franklin Slye)
(November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998)

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SYLVESTER STALLONE IS 70 TODAY


Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone was born in New York.

Director, actor and screenwriter Sylvester Stallone is best known for playing
Italian-American boxer Rocky Balboa in the 1976 film Rocky. He reprised the
role in six sequels, released from 1979 to 2015. He was also John Rambo in 
the Rambo film franchise which ran from 1982 to 2008. 

His mother’s obstetricians used forceps during his birth, which paralyzed the
left half of his face and gave him his trademark facial expression.

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