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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Blow Out the Candles May 5

Pitcher Chief Bender was born in Crow Wing County, MN on this date in 1884.
 1992 Conlon Collection #335

Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin is celebrating his 70th birthday today.


  1. I'm currently about 3/4 of the way through Michael Palin's book "Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years". A smashing read for those like me who recognize each and every clip in the Michael Palin tribute.

    1. Extra credit for the use of the word "smashing". Not much of Palin in it but I came across an amusing clip of he and John Cleese discussing "The Life of Brian" with Malcomb Mudderidge and Mervyn Stockwood. If you haven't seen it check it out,


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