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DOLLY PARTON 74 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Country singer Dolly Parton released twenty-six #1 Billboard hits,
including "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors," and "9 to 5." She grew
up alongside eleven brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin in
Appalachia,
Tennessee and learned to sing at church. Dolly Parton
received the nickname The Queen of Country Music after releasing
more #1 hits than any other country singer in U.S. history.

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In 2018, Dolly Parton added two more honors to her already-
illustrious, decades-long career as she was recognized by
Guinness World Records.

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Singer Sir Roderick David Stewart is 75 years old today.

British rock singer and songwriter Rod Stewart was born and raised in
London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the
best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 120 million
records worldwide. He has had
nine number-one albums in the UK
Albums Chart and his tally of 62
UK hit singles includes 31 that reached
the top ten, six of which gained the #1 position Stewart has had 16 top
ten singles in the US, with four reaching #1 on the
Billboard Hot 100. He
was
knighted in the 2016 Birthday Honors for services to music and
charity.

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ACTOR ED BYRNES HAS DIED AT 87

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Ed Byrnes (July 30, 1932 – January 8, 2020)

Byrnes was a popular actor, best known for his starring role in the ABC 
television series 77 Sunset Strip (1958 – 1964). He also was featured in
the 1978 film Grease as television teen-dance show host Vince Fontaine,
and was a
charting recording artist with "Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me your 
Comb)
" (with Connie Stevens). Byrnes died at his Santa Monica home 
of natural causes.

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‘’THE KING’’ WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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Young Elvis poses for a 1937 family portrait with his parents Vernon
Presley and Gladys Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi.

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Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977)
("THE FINAL SHOW" 26th June 1977 – INDIANAPOLIS)


Known as "The King of Rock n’ Roll," he rose to prominence in
the late 1950s, becoming a legendary presence in cultural history
and the best-selling solo artist in the history of pop. He released
such #1 singles as "
Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Stuck
on You
." 

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Nancy Kerrigan cries in pain after the attack.

Former figure skater Nancy Kerrigan (above) was clubber on her right leg
by an assailant on this day in 1994. The attacker was hired by the ex-
husband of her rival Tonya Harding.
  Four men were later sentenced to
prison for the attack, including Harding’s ex-husband.

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Nancy Kerrigan turned 50 last October.

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Tonya Maxene Price (née Harding) became 49 in
November.

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