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Thursday, April 7, 2005

William Wordsworth William Wordsworth - poems
[1770 - William Wordsworth, poet, born near England's Lake District]

P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum P.T. Barnum_thumb Barnum & Bailey
[1891 - P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum, showman dies in Bridgeport, Connecticut]

Billie Holiday Billie Holiday Billie Holiday
[1915 - Billie Holiday (Lady Day), jazz singer, born in Baltimore, Maryland]

Mama may have, Papa may have,
But God bless the child that's got his own.

South Pacific - Martin & Pinza
[1949 - Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific opens in Majestic Theatre, New York]

John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn John Wayne
[1970 - John Wayne wins Oscar for Best Actor role in True Grit]

The Mind's Eye

Old Radio Mike

Why is it that in the days of radio, one could see a ball game through the voice of Mel Allen, Red Barber, or Vin Scully with greater clarity then is possible today on a HDTV receiver?

Mel Allen Red Barber Vin Scully

William's Whimsical Words:

The human brain is the ultimate high definition device.

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