The LuLac Edition #1696, July 30th, 2011
It’s the last Saturday in the month and you know what the means, no Interview segment. Here’s what happened in history on this day. In 1729: The U.S. city of Baltimore was founded. In 1932: The tenth modern Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles. In 1975: Former Teamsters union president James Hoffa was reported missing. Many suspect he was murdered, though his remains have never been found. In 1965: President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid. In 1969: President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders. In 1971 Apollo 15 Mission members David Scott and James Irwin on the Apollo Lunar Module module Falcon land on the Moon with the first Lunar Rover. 1971: An All Nippon Airways Boeing 727 and a Japanese Air Force F-86 collide over Morioka, Japan killing 162.
In 1974 President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the United States Supreme Court.
In 1918 on this day Joyce Kilmer, the American poet, on this day in 1718 , William Penn, English founder of the Province of Pennsylvania and also on this day in 579 Pope Benedict I die.
This little guy had some trouble initially with his mom and pop. But he stayed true to his goals and eventually won his parents, a national radio audience and every cartoon lover over to his way of thinking.
Jennifer Larmore attended Westminster Choir College in New Jersey and trained with John Bullock and Regina Resnik. She made her professional debut in 1986, at Opéra de Nice in Mozart's La clemenza di Tito. In 1988, she sang Rosina in Rossini's The Barber of Seville (Jérôme Savary production in Strasbourg) and now calls it her signature role. Larmore has since sung many leading roles in Europe's greatest opera houses, as well as making her Carnegie Hall debut as Romeo (Bellini's I Capuleti e i Montecchi) in 1994 and her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1995. Her repertoire includes Mahler, Handel, Schoenberg, Mozart, de Falla, Debussy, Berlioz and Barber. She appeared as Gertrude in the Met's Hamlet in 2010.
Buster Pointdexter used to be David Johanson from the New York Dolls. He had a big hit with "Hot Hot Hot" as Buster but also wowed crowds with this song originally done by LuLu.