Archive for July 16th, 2016

BELOVED NBA FIGURE HAS DIED AT 74


Known to his many fans as "Nate the Great". 


Nathaniel "Nate" Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016)

(FofNews) – NBA great Nate Thurmond died Saturday after a short battle
with leukemia. The seven-time All-Star center’s death came a month after
two of his former teams, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State
Warriors, met in the NBA Finals. Both franchises have retired Thurmond’s
number 42 jersey.

          

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SONG RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

The song "Poison Ivy" by The Coasters went to #1 on the R&B chart, #7
on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was their third top-ten hit of that year
following "Charlie Brown" and "Along Came Jones".

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1911

 


Ginger Rogers (Virginia Katherine McMath)
Born in Independence, Missouri  (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995)

Ginger Rogers appeared as the dance partner of Fred Astaire in a number
of classic movie musicals such as Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), and
The Gay Divorcee (1934). She originally wanted to become a school teacher
but, became involved with vaudeville and Broadway acts as a dancer and
an actor before moving to Hollywood.

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