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Friday, September 21, 2012

Blow Out the Candles September 21

Hall of Fame center Artis Gilmore is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.
 1972-73 Topps #180

Career highlights and awards
ABA Champion (1975)
ABA Most Valuable Player (1972)
ABA Playoffs Most Valuable Player (1975)
6× NBA All-Star (1978–1979, 1981–1983, 1986)
5× ABA All-Star (1972–1976)
ABA All-Star Game MVP (1974)
ABA Rookie of the Year (1972)
5× All-ABA First Team (1972–1976)
4× ABA All-Defensive First Team (1973–1976)
NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1978)
ABA All-Rookie First Team (1972)
Consensus NCAA All-American First Team (1971)
ABA All-Time Team



Hall of Fame Center Howie Morenz was born in Mitchell, Ontario on this date in 1902.



Actor/comedian Bill Murray is celebrating his 62nd birthday today.
SNL

Caddyshack
Stripes
Ghostbusters
Little Shop of Horrors
Groundhog Day
Rushmore
Lost in Translation
Broken Flowers

Writer H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, England on this date in 1866.

A few stories by Wellsand the movies they inspired that most of us know:



Animation legend Chuck Jones was born in Spokane, Washington on this date in 1912.


2 comments:

  1. Happy day to the A-train. Man, those college uniforms were funky!

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    1. I'm sure they were funky by the end of the game. ;)

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