Jun 12, 2014
Almanac for Thursday, June 12, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include John Augustus Roebling, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, in 1806; film and television producer Irwin Allen in 1916; cartoonist Dave Berg in 1920; former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in 1924 ; singer Vic Damone in 1928 ; Anne Frank, whose diary told of hiding from the Nazis in ... (more)
Jun 12, 2014
The next week, the record made its debut on the Billboard pop chart as well. 1979: The New Jersey state legislature adopted Bruce Springsteen's song "Born to Run" as its unofficial Youth Rock Anthem.
Jim Nabors was a singer almost as soon as he could talk. He sang in his church choir, and joined the glee club in high school.
Nabors says farewell to back home in Indiana
The actor whose bumbling Gomer Pyle character endeared Nabors to an entire generation, and whose rich baritone has provided the soundtrack for the Indianapolis 500 for more than four decades, performed "Back Home Again in Indiana" on Sunday for the last time.
Odds & Ends: News/Humor
HAPPY TRAILS to the TV star/singer Jim Nabors - who will sing 'Back Home Again in Indiana' at the Indianapolis 500 today for the final time ... who is planning to retire to his home in Hawaii at the age of 83. THURSDAY's CHILD is Poppy the Cat - an English kitteh whom the Guinness staff recognizes as the world's oldest cat .