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HORROR ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1882

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Bela Lugosi (Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó)
(October 20, 1882 – August 16, 1956)
 

Bela Lugosi was a Hungarian-born actor, famous for portraying Count
Dracula
in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror
films
including The Black Cat (1934) and The Raven (1935). He dropped
out of school when he was twelve years old, and began appearing in
Shakespeare plays.

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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The song "Big Girls Don’t Cry" hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100
on November 17, 1962, and, like its predecessor "Sherry", spent five
weeks in the top position. The song also made it to number one, for
three weeks, on Billboard‘s Rhythm and Blues survey.

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Frankie Valli (Francesco Stephen Castelluccio) turned 82 in May.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1931

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Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995)

Legendary New York Yankee Mickey Mantle hit 536 career home runs, was
named American League MVP three times, and led the AL in home runs 4
times and batting average once. He won the Triple Crown in 1956 and totaled
7 World Series Championships in his 18-year career. Mantle made his MLB
debut on April 17, 1951 for the New York Yankees. He was named to 20 All-
Star games during his career, from 1951 to 1968.

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This 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps "rookie"
is the most valuable post-war card. In
2007 one sold for close to $300,000.

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