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Today's Birthdays – July 18, 2011




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Denise Hluska from The Cricket Box. Your treat will have other goodies too, from great Vicksburg places like The Beechwood Restaurant & Lounge.We would like to wish a very happy birthday to four of our lovely friends: Katie Wright, Michele Mobley, Tracy Gardner, Julie Alberts-Ford.  These ladies share their birthday with the following notable people:1811 William Makepeace Thackeray England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair) 1890 Charles Wilson Pres of General Motors (1940-53)/Sec of Def (1953-57) 1903 Chill Wills Seagoville Texas, actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders) 1909 Harriet Nelson Des Moines, actress (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet) 1910 Red Skelton comedian (Clem Kadiddlehopper, Freddie the Freeloader) 1911 Hume Cronyn London Ontario, actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon) 1918 Nelson Mandela Qunu South Africa, political prisoner (ANC) 1921 John H Glenn Jr Cambridge Ohio, Col USMC astronaut (Mer 6, Sen-D-Oh) 1929 “Screamin Jay” Hawkins Cleveland, rocker (I Put a Spell on You) 1939 Dion DiMucci Bronx, rocker (Dion & the Belmonts-Teenager in Love) 1939 Hunter S Thompson writer (Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas) 1940 James Brolin LA Calif, actor (Dr Kiley-Marcus Welby, Peter-Hotel) 1940 Joseph Torre outfield/manager (Braves, Mets, 1971 NL MVP) 1941 Lonnie Mack Aurora Indiana, rocker (Baby What’s Wrong) 1941 Martha Reeves Detroit Mich, singer (& the Vandellas-Dancing in St) 1943 Bobby Sherman Santa Monica Calif, singer (Shindig, Here Comes Brides) 1943 Calvin Peete black PGA golfer 1954 Ricky Skaggs singer (Toy Hearts, 2 Different Worlds) 1955 Teresa Ann Savoy London England, actress (Caligula) 1957 Sir Nick Faldo, golfer1959 Audrey Landers Phila, actress (Afton-Dallas, Chorus Line) 1960 Anne-Marie Johnson, actress (In the Heat of the Night)1961 Elizabeth McGovern Evanston Ill, actress (Once Upon a Time in Amer) 1963 Al Snow, professional wrestler1964 Wendy Williams, radio/tv host1967 Vin Diesel, actor (xXx, Fast & Furious)1971 Penny Hardaway, NBA1975 Daron Malakian, Rocker (Guitarist – System of a Down)1979 Deion Branch, NFL1979 Joey Mercury, professional wrestler1980 Kristen Bell, actress (Heroes)]]]]> ]]>

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