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Columbus Holiday Monday; what's open & what's closed?

Columbus was not the genocidal maniac you want him to be | East Tennessean
Italian Explorer Christopher Columbus
(born between 25 August and 31 October 1451,
died 20 May 1506)

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Actress Sophia Loren (Sofia Villani Scicolone)
is 87years young today.

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Singer Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is
95 today.


Tony Bennett has won 19
Grammy Awards (including a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented in 2001) and two Primetime
Emmy Awards
, and was named an NEA Jazz Master and a
Kennedy Center Honoree. Bennett has sold over 50 million
records
worldwide.

In February 2021, it was revealed that Bennett was diagnosed
with
Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. Due to the slow progression
of his illness, he has continued to record, tour, and perform.

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La grande actrice italienne Sophia Loren revient dans un nouveau film sur  Netflix
Actress Sofia (Villani Scicolone) Loren is 86 years young today.

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Tony Bennett dead 2020 : Singer killed by celebrity death hoax ...

Tony Bennett (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is 94 years old today.

 

Pop singer Tony Bennett is known for his renditions of show tunes, jazz,
and popular songs like “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” and “Rags to
Riches.”

Before Fame

He dropped out of school to work as a copy boy in order to help support
his family. He was a painting and music student at New York’s School of
Industrial Art. He founded the Frank Sinatra School of Arts.

 

Apr 25 · I Left My Heart in San Francisco Sing-Along with Tony ...

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