Archive for May 6th, 2017

BASEBALL ALL-STAR IS 86 TODAY

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Willie Howard Mays, Jr. was born in Westfield, Alabama.

Willie Mays is a Hall of Fame outfielder and 24-time All-Star known as the "Say
Hey Kid." He hit 660 home runs for the New York and San Francisco Giants
and the New York Mets and was a 2-time National League MVP as well as a
World Series Champion with the Giants in 1954.

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COUNTRY MUSIC STAR STILL IN HOSPITAL

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.(AP) –  According to a publicist today, country music legend
Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke. 

Sony Music publicist Maria Malta said nothing has changed from information
posted on Lynn’s website which states the 85-year-old singer and songwriter
was admitted to a Nashville hospital Thursday night after suffering the stroke
at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.

The website further stated she is responsive and expected to make a full
recovery and Lynn has been advised by doctors to stay off the road while
she recuperates, and upcoming scheduled shows will be postponed.

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PAST WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 1942.

Forced march without provisions, under barbaric treatment meted by Japanese Imperial forces, to Western and Philippine soldiers, resulting in an horrific death toll of POWs, World War II: Corregidor, Bataan, Philippines "Death March"

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister turned 88 March 23.

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Orson Welles with big brother Richard Welles.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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