Archive for February 23rd, 2018


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Nanette Fabray (Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares)
(October 27, 1920 – February 22, 2018)

(Fox News/ AP) – According to her family, award-winning actress
Nanette Fabray, known for her roles in “The Band Wagon” and
“Caesar’s Hour,” passed away Thursday.

Fabray’s son, Dr. Jamie MacDougall, told The Associated Press
that his mother died at her home in Palos Verdes Estates. He told
Los Angeles Times that she passed away from natural causes.

The starlet began her successful career at the age of 3, singing and
dancing in Vaudeville performances as "Baby Nanette."

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Nanette Fabray with comedy partner Sid Caesar.

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today in history

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On this day in 1945, the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division of
U.S. Marines reached the top of Mount Surabachi. A photograph
of these Marines raising the American flag was taken by Associated
Press photographer Joe Rosenthal (below).

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Joe Rosenthal poses on top of Mt. Suribachi on Iwo Jima.

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Joseph John Rosenthal
(October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006)

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During the Persian Gulf War on this day in 1991, ground forces
crossed the border of Saudi Arabia into the country of Iraq. Less
than four days later the war was over due to the surrender or
withdraw of Iraqi forces.

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Iraqi troops emerge from heavily protected bunker to surrender
to gun-toting Saudi soldiers.

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Scottish scientists cloned the first mammal, a sheep
called “Dolly”.

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From left: The comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

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At the Staples Center in Los Angeles on this day in 2000, Carlos
received a record-tying eight Grammy’s. Michael Jackson 
set the record back in 1984 when he won awards for "Thriller."

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