Archive for July 10th, 2019

ELVIS MEMORABILIA TO BE AUCTIONED

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kruse GWS Auctions announced Wednesday,
Elvis Presley fans, if they have the money, can take to the road in his
personal white 1973 stretch limousine (the car the music icon often
used to get around Memphis, Tennessee), a GMC pickup truck that
has since been restored or his last motorcycle, a 1976 Harley Davidson
FLH 1200 Electra Glide. The auction house said the items will be part
of its Artifacts of Hollywood auction on August 31.
 

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Elvis Presley’s Keys to His 1973 Stretch Limousine Which He Gifted to J.D. Sumner
Elvis Presley’s keys to his 1973 stretch limousine.

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AWARD – WINNING ACTOR HAS DIED AT 88

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Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr.  (February 6, 1931 – July 9, 2019)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame
his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television
and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s
"The Larry Sanders Show," has died.

According to his publicist Rick Miramontez,Torn died Tuesday at his
home in Lakeville, Connecticut with his wife, Amy Wright, and two  
daughters Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side. No cause of
death was given.

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Rip Torn in the 1997 movie Men In Black.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1850

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Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874)

Vice President Millard Fillmore was sworn in as the 13th
president of the United States. President
Zachary Taylor
had died the day before, five days after falling ill with a
severe intestinal ailment on the Fourth of July.

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Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850)

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Zachary Taylor on his death bed in the White House.

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