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Harry Belafonte Through the Years | EW.com

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Harry Belafonte ( Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.)
(March 1, 1927 – April 25, 2023)

Belafonte was a Jamaican-American singer, actor and activist,
who popularized
calypso music with international audiences
in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the
first million-selling
LP by a single artist.

Belafonte was best known for his recordings of "Day-O
(The Banana Boat Song)
".

In 2022  Harry Belafonte was inducted into the Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame
in the Early Influence category.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Harry Belafonte - His Best Ever! Romance - Calypso - Spirituals - CD

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FALLEN NYSSA OFFICER HONORED TODAY

Things to Do April 22, 2023 | Local News Stories | argusobserver.com

SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Tina Kotek has awarded the Law
Enforcement Medal of Ultimate Sacrifice to fallen Nyssa
police officer Cpl. Joseph Johnson.

The award will be presented to Johnson’s family at his
memorial service today.

Johnson was shot and killed while on patrol last Saturday
night in the eastern Oregon town of Nyssa.

ON-DUTY OFFICER KILLED- MALHEUR COUNTY APRIL 15th

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek’s approval rating at 42%; lower than any ...
Gov. Tina Kotek

 
    
    
    
    
   

   

    
   

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GOLFER WON FIRST MASTERS ON THIS DAY

Jack Nicklaus: 'I'm happy to die penniless' - CNN


Jack Nicklaus, just two years removed from dominating
amateur golf as a student at
The Ohio State University
,
bested a star-studded field of the game’s greatest
professionals to capture
his first Masters Tournament
title on this day in history, April 7, 1963.

The victory sparked an enduring love affair between the
gallery at
Augusta National in Georgia
, America’s most
celebrated golf
course, and the sport’s most celebrated
player.
 

On this day in history, April 7, 1963, Jack Nicklaus wins first of ...
Arnold Palmer, left, helping victorious Jack Nicklaus with
green blazer at Augusta National Golf Course, Augusta,
Georgia, April 7, 1963.
 

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Jack William Nicklaus, nicknamed The Golden Bear, turned
83 on January 21.

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BETTE DAVIS WAS BORN ON THIS DAY

The young Bette Davis in 1934 : Colorization    
    

It's The Pictures That Got Small ...: THE THURSDAY GLAMOUR 15!
Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989)

    

    

Bette Davis, a Hollywood legend whose "raw, unbridled intensity
kept her at the top of her profession for 50 years," as Encyclopedia Britannica put it, was born on this day in history, April 5, 1908.

A recipient of two Academy Awards, she was the first thespian
to accrue ten nominations.

    
    
     

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1931  (Bette Davis film debut)

  
      
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1989  (Final film role)
      
      
      
     

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Quentin Tarantino revela planos para uma nova série de TV em 2023 - Cinema com Rapadura


Film director, writer, producer, and actor Quentin Tarantino
is 60 years old today.

Tarantino’s work has been subject to controversy and 
has garnered a
cult following, as well as critical and
commercial success. He has received two Academy
Awards and four Golden Globes.



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