Archive for June 23rd, 2019

ROCK N’ ROLL PIONEER HAS DIED AT 100

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David Louis Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019)


(AP) – Dave Bartholomew, a giant of
New Orleans music and a rock n’ roll
pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as
"Ain’t That a Shame," ”I’m Walkin,’" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has
died.

Bartholomew, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame, died Sunday at a hospital in a New Orleans suburb.

His eldest son, Dave Bartholomew Jr., confirmed the news to AP saying:
"Daddy was 100 years and six months old. It was just that time."

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From left: Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew.

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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1989

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On this day in 1989, Tim Burton’s noir spin on the well-known story
of the DC Comics hero Batman is released in theaters.

Michael Keaton starred in the film as the multimillionaire Bruce Wayne,
who has transformed himself into the crime-fighting Batman after
witnessing his parents’ brutal murder as a child.

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Michael Keaton (Michael John Douglas) will be 68
September 5th.
 

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John Joseph (Jack) Nicholson turned 82 in April. He
is shown above in character as The Joker.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent
for an invention that he called a "Type-Writer." It became the first machine to be mass-produced.

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Christopher Latham Sholes
(February 14, 1819 – February 17, 1890)

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The  world’s first typist was Lillian Sholes, daughter
of Christopher Sholes. The machine typed only in
capital letters.

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