She Wrote About Vainness

By | Jun 25, 2012

Carly Elisabeth Simon was born June 25, 1945. She has had a long career as a singer song- writer. Her first recording was with her sister Lucy, as the Simon Sisters and they had a minor hit with the song Winkin’, Blinkin’ and Nod in 1964. In all they recorded 3 albums together. In 1971 […]

A Dancer is Born

By | Jun 23, 2012

Robert Louis Fosse was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago. He was the youngest of six children. Fosse moved to Hollywood with the ambition of being a dancer in movie musicals. In 1953 he found himself choreographing a sequence in Kiss Me Kate. Because of premature balding he was limited in the roles he […]

He Was Being Progressive

By | Jun 22, 2012

Theodore Roosevelt’s hand picked successor William Howard Taft turned out to be not the President that Roosevelt had expected. So Roosevelt had a change of opinion and decided that he wanted to have another term as President and ran as a candidate for the Republican Party in 1912. On June 22, 1912 at the Republican […]

Louise Fazenda

By | Jun 17, 2012

One of the many silent film stars who appeared in films made by Mack Sennett and Keystone Pictures was Louise Fazenda. Fazenda was born in Lafayette Indiana on June 17, 1895 to a merchant broker named Joseph Fazenda. He moved his family to Los Angeles when she was a young girl. Louise Fazenda got her […]

D-Day

By | Jun 6, 2012

The term D-Day is a Military term that denotes the day that a military action is to take place. The most commonly military action for a D-Day is the Normandy Invasion that took place on June 6, 1944 during World War II. The term D-Day was used for actions both prior and since that event. […]

Bloody Babs

By | Jun 3, 2012

She may have wanted to live, but on June 3, 1955 Barbara Graham, who was nicknamed “Bloody Babs” by the press, was executed in the California gas chamber. On that same day the accomplices, Jack Santo and Emmett Perkins were also executed. They had been convicted of the murder of Mabel Monohan. Graham was the […]

Indian Citizen Act of 1924

By | Jun 2, 2012

On June 2, 1924 President Calvin Coolidge signed into law the Indian Citizen Act of 1924. The act granted citizenship to all native American Indians who had been born in the United States or their Territories. Prior to this Indians held a strange status. While some had acquired citizenship by marriage, or through military service […]

Summer Begins When?

By | Jun 1, 2012

It’s the first of June and to some the summer has already begun even though the actual first day of summer is not until June 20th when Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere at 7:09 P.M. (EDT). My grandmother told me that when she was a kid, she felt that the summer began on […]

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