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REPORTED MISSING ON THIS DAY IN 1975 James R."Jimmy" Hoffa - Inscribed Photograph Signed ...

On the morning of July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most
influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, was officially
reported missing after he failed to return home the previous night. 

Though he is popularly believed to have been the victim of a Mafia hit,
conclusive evidence was never found and Hoffa’s fate remains a mystery.

Jimmy Hoffa, Legendary Teamsters Boss

The Irishman': What Are Teamsters, Connection To Jimmy Hoffa ...

Jimmy Hoffa is at the Bottom of a Pit in New Jersey | The American ...

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Soul 2 Spill: Perry Mason Vs. Ironside

Television's New Frontier: The 1960s: Perry Mason (1961)
Raymond William Stacy Burr
(May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993)

Perry Mason
is a
legal drama series that originally aired on CBS – TV
from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966. It starred Raymond Burr as
Perry Mason, Barbara Hale as secretary Della Street, William Hopper
as private dective Paul Drake, William Talman as district attorney
Hamilton Burger, and Ray Collins as police Lt. Tragg.

pm set

Filming of the last episode (#271) of Perry Mason, "The Case of the
Final Fade-Out" (May, 22, 1966).

Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner made his sole appearance
as an actor, playing the judge presiding at the second trial. It was
Gail Patrick Jackson’s idea to give Gardner and other behind-the-
scenes members of the production crew a chance to appear in
uncredited cameos.  

Perry Mason
Erle Stanley Gardner
(July 17, 1889 – March 11, 1970)

That's Pulp! | Perry Mason novels: #49 and #50

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  Young Regis Philbin | WNEW 1130 AM                                                          GUESS WHO | Young celebrities, Celebrity babies, Celebrity ...
At 86, Regis Philbin is still the life of the party
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) 

Often called “the hardest working man in show business”, Regis Philbin was 
known for hosting
talk and game shows since the 1960s. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on US television. His trademarks include his excited manner, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs. He died of natural causes.

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

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Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac Co-Founder and Guitar Great, Dead at 73 ...

Peter Green dead at 73 – Fleetwood Mac co-founder dies peacefully ...
Peter Green (Peter Allen Greenbaum)
(October 29, 1946 – July 25, 2020)

According to a family statement released on Saturday, the English
singer-guitarist Peter Green died in his sleep. He was co-founder
of Fleetwood Mac. 

Green was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. His
songs, included "Albatross", and "Black Magic Woman".  

Rolling Stone ranked Green at number 58 in its list of the "100 Greatest
Guitarists of All Time".

Albums I Wish Existed: Peter Green - ...and on guitar (1971)

Fleetwood Mac
An early line-up of Fleetwood Mac (L-R): Peter Green, John McVie, Jeremy Spencer, Mick Fleetwood and Danny Kirwan.

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World Record $3.12 Million T206 Honus Wagner Baseball Card

The story of the most famous — and valuable — baseball
card in the world continues to be told. The 1909-11 T206
Honus Wagner set a new world record price for a baseball
card, selling for $3.12 million
through Goldin Auctions. The
price includes the Buyers Premium. This breaks the old
record of $2.8 million, which was paid for a different copy
of the card in 2007.

Known as the “Jumbo Wagner,” the card is graded a PSA
5, making it one of the top-condition copies of the card.

T206 Honus Wagner Sweet Corporal Jumbo Reverse

T206 Honus Wagner - Wikipedia
Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner 
(February 24, 1874 – December 6, 1955)

Baseball - Kehoe-France School Southshore

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