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MOVIE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1978


The Buddy Holly Story
is a 1978 biographical film which tells the life story of
rock musician Buddy Holly. It features an Academy Award-winning musical score, adapted by Joe Renzetti and Oscar-nominated lead performance by Gary Busey.

The film was adapted by Robert Gittler from Buddy Holly: His Life and Music, the
biography of Holly by John Goldrosen, and was directed by Steve Rash.


Gary Busey will be 71 June 29.

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CLASSIC FILM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Peter Pan produced by Walt Disney is the 14th film in the Walt Disney
Animated
Classics series
and was originally released by RKO Pictures,
the final Disney animated feature released through RKO before Walt
Disney’s founding of his own distribution company,
Buena Vista
Distribution
.

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New to Blu-Ray and DVD today

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sam Waterston

Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston is 71 today

killing fields
1984

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OSCAR FOR BEST PICTURE IN 1959

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2009

The epic film Ben-Hur was the most expensive ever made at the time, with sets the
largest yet built for a movie. The films nine-minute chariot race is the most famous
sequences in cinema history. The score is the longest ever composed for a motion
picture.

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BO DEREK IS STILL A 10 AT 55!

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10bluraycoverart
1979

Bo-Derek today

Actress Mary Cathleen Collins, better known as Bo Derek received a Golden
Globe nomination for new star of the year for her role as Jenny Hanley in the
1979 comedy film 10. She makes an occasional film, television or documentary appearance today.  In 2006, Bo Derek was appointed to the Board of Trustees
of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by President George W.
Bush, serving on the Operations Committee.  

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