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Watching "Family Affair" Evoking Thoughts Of My Father And Then Hearing Him, However Briefly On A 1975 Tape

Today as “Decades” airs/aired “Family Affair,” which as was the case with the more action oriented “Star Trek,” “Mission Impossible” and “hey hey,” even “The Monkees” began around, or exactly this day, 50 years ago, (it is the same calendar as 1966), I thought of my father. 231 more words

2nd September - On This Day In History


1952 Jimmy Connors (tennis champion)


1973 JRR Tolkien (author – Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit)

On This Day:

1993 Day On Peace in South Africa… 14 more words

Forget Mrs Slocombe's Pussy!

And forget getting one of Jimmy Connors’ balls…I’ll have one of the other guy’s that gets a mention! Lol

Jim Kerr

Book Reviews Part Eight

The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari by Paul Theroux
Edition: Hardcover Price: $24.76 98 used & new from $0.01

Theroux still has it, July 6, 2014… 925 more words

Book World

Roger Federer Chases More History At Wimbledon

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LONDON (AP) – Roger Federer has more history on the line at the All England Club.

If Federer beats Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday, he will equal Jimmy Connors’ record of reaching the Wimbledon semifinals 11 times. 105 more words


Taylor Harry Fritz--er, or is it Fritz Harry Taylor?

Note:  This post previously appeared on The Blog of Funny Names

“Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis 17 times in a row.”–Vitas Gerulaitis when he finally beat Jimmy Connors after losing to him 16 straight times.

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