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Sunday, September 1, 2013

Blow Out the Candles September 1

Hall of Fame 19th century great, Jim O'Rourke was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut on this date in 1850.

For a more complete biography of Orator Jim please visit SABR.

Here are some Jim O'Rourke cards that I do not own:

The statue of Jim outside The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT

Composer Johann Pachelbel was born in Nuremberg, Germany on this date in 1953.

Most of us know Johann for this one piece:

The eldest and sadly last surviving of the Gibb brothers, The Bee Gees, Barry Gibb is celebrating his 66th birthday today.

According to Wikipedia Barry Gibb " shares the record with John Lennon and Paul McCartney for consecutive Billboard Hot 100 Number Ones as a writer with six. The book of Guinness World Records lists Barry Gibb as the second most successful songwriter in history behind Paul McCartney.


2 comments:

  1. It's a bit of a shame that the Bee Gee's are so associated with disco because their recording history is so much more than that.

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  2. Very true. Then again, I'm sure they made a fortune singing it.

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