Archive for August 16th, 2018

NEW HOST DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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Jack Paar replaced Walter Cronkite as host of "The Morning Show"
on CBS-TV.

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Singer Julius La Rosa, left, makes a guest appearance on “The
Morning Show” with host Jack Paar.

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Anchorman Walter Cronkite, host of CBS Television’s ‘The
Morning Show,’ with his daily guest, Charlemane the lion,
one of the Bill and Cora Baird Puppets.

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A CULTURAL MUSIC ICON HAS DIED AT 76

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Aretha Louise Franklin (March 25, 1942 – August 16, 2018)


Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul” has died after a battle with advanced
pancreatic cancer.

Franklin received numerous honors throughout her career including a 1987 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in which she became the first
female performer to be inducted.

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Flowers and tributes are placed on the star for Aretha Franklin on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (AFP)

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1977.

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Forest Hill Cemetery.

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Sports Illustrated was published for the first time on this day in
1954. It was claimed that 250,000 subscriptions had been sold
before the first issue came off of the presses.

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Madonna Louise Ciccone is 60 years young today.

Pop icon and diva Madonna was one of the most prominent faces in
music during the 1980’s. She has sold over 300 million albums across
the world. Her best known songs include "
Like A Virgin," "Papa Don’t
Preach
," and "4 Minutes."  

She grew up in an Italian-American household and was a straight A
student, as well as
a cheerleader, in high school. After earning a degree
from the
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, she
moved to New York City to pursue dance.

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