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Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might Be Better Than Eight online.wsj.com/articles/sleep…
Price of Beef and Bacon Reach All-Time High cnsnews.com/news/article/a…
Montreal-born singer Rufus Wainwright is 41 today, Happy #Birthday.
FAA TELLS US AIRLINES NOT TO FLY TO TEL AVIV hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…
Singer Don Henley (The Eagles) is 67 and so is Actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks (The Simpsons, Weeds, Hot Wheels).
Ontario-born game show host Alex Trebek (Jeopardy) is 74.
In 2002, #Vancouver’s CKVU signed off at 6 a.m. and City TV signed on to channel 10, cable 13.
In 1992, model Wayne McLaren, who was the Marlboro Man in the 70′s, and who smoked a pack-and-a-half a day, died of lung cancer at age 51.
In 1986, the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit was “Sledgehammer,” by Peter Gabriel. The song was the first single from Gabriel’s album “So.”
On this day in 1977, Elvis Costello‘s first album, “My Aim Is True,” was released in Britain. North American release came three months later
In 1974, the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit was “Annie’s Song,” by John Denver. Denver wrote the song in 10 minutes on a ski lift in Switzerland.
In 1972, while on tour in Sweden with Wings, Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested for being in possession of drugs.
In 1971, Motown Records released Stevie Wonder‘s single “If You Really Love Me,” one of his last tracks to feature the Funk Brothers.
Again in 1967, The Doors were guests on ABC-TV’s American Bandstand, performing “Crystal Ship” and “Light My Fire.”
Still in 1967, the Billboard singles chart showed that Windy, by The Association, was the most popular record in the U.S.
In 1967, Jimi Hendrix either quit or was fired as the opening act for the Monkees’ U-S tour after only five days. Vanilla Fudge took over.
In 1956, Buddy Holly had his first Nashville recording session, including an early take of “That’ll Be The Day.
*This story strikes home. How many laughs - a lifetime - Monty Python says goodbye edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sho…
Footloose is showing tomorrow night at Stanley Park. Deets on #free outdoor summer movies in #Vancouver 2014: ow.ly/zpwsB
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McDonald’s, KFC face new food scandal after workers serve food off floor nypost.com/2014/07/21/mcd…
We are available for bookings - talk to Mamma Georgina, at 778-222-1984, here in #Vancouver. We would love to meet you.
Comedian-actor Robin Williams (Mork & Mindy, Evening at the Improv) is 63.
Toronto-born film director/producer Norman Jewison (The Rez, Judy Garland Show) is 88.
In 2005, Long John Baldry, the British blues legend, died in #Vancouver after a four-month battle with a chest infection.