Archive for September 9th, 2017

IT’S THE REAL COLONEL’S BIRTHDAY

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Harland Sanders in 1914.

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Sanders when he was a tire salesman.

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Colonel Harland David Sanders
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980
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Sanders was a businessman and entrepreneur, best known for
building his Kentucky Fried Chicken café into a fast-food empire.

He worked as a farmer, salesman, steamboat pilot, and railroad
fireman. He sold KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey, and a
group of investors for $2 million in 1964.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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It was on this day in 1971.

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On this day in 1976.

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Elvis Presley made his first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show
"Toast of the Town” on this day in 1956. He was shot from just
the waist up during the performance. Elvis would make a total
of three appearances on the CBS-TV show.
 

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Otis Ray Redding Jr.
(September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967)

Singer/songwriter Otis Redding was born on this day in 1941. His hit "(Sitting on)
The Dock of the Bay" was recorded three days before he was killed in a plane
crash in 1967.

He sang for the Macon radio station WIBB every Sunday for six dollars. He had
his own band called Otis and the Shooters. Otis Redding is considered the King
of Soul and influenced many groups, such as The Beatles, The Doors, and Led
Zeppelin.

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 Otis Redding memorial statue in Macon, GA.

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