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Oldies but goodies.... photos by JVA

Continuing on from previous post, here are some more of the old favorites

Adlai Stevenson 9/9/58

Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965), Governor of Illinois (1949–1953), U.S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), U.N. 220 more words

Photography

Happy 95th Birthday Carol Channing!

Well hello, Carol, I’m so glad you are celebrating your 95th birthday today!

I am forever grateful to you for bringing your own special brand of humor and joy to the theater. 219 more words

Theater

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Fritz Leiber Sr., actor (1882-1949)

Eddie Cantor, comedian, dancer, singer, actor & songwriter (1892-1964)
Olive Carey, actress (1896-1988)
Tallulah Bankhead, actress (1902-1968)
Eddie Byrne, actor (1911-1981) 41 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

TIAM Sunday January 31st

While we try to figure out why Maria insisted on cranking up the music in studio B this morning (not that it wasn’t worth cranking up) you have a chance to hear the highlights of Sunday’s Total Information AM. 229 more words

Heard On

January 31 in history

1606  Guy Fawkes was executed for his plotting against Parliament.

1673 Louis de Montfort, French catholic priest and saint, was born (d. 1716).

1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opened at… 636 more words

History

MUSIC- HEART AND SOUL - AugustMoon Day 10

I love the power of music to lift the spirits. On another day, I would probably head to the stereo and put on K. D. Lang’s… 103 more words

Sophie Tucker: Rediscovering a Plus-Size, Sex-Positive Pop Provocateur

Sophie Tucker was known as the “Last of the Red Hot Mamas,” but in reality, the vaudeville, theater, and recording star was one of contemporary pop music’s earliest foremothers. 878 more words

Film