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Saturday, April 9, 2011

Blow Out the Candles April 9

Hall of Fame Detroit Red Wing,  Ebbie Goodfellow was born in Ottawa, Ontario on this date in 1906.

"Poker Face" won three Stanley Cups with the Red Wings in the 1930's and 40's.

Mathematician and satirist extraordinaire Tom Lehrer is 83 today.

... I went from adolescence to senility, trying to bypass maturity ..." - Tom Lehrer

I still have my copy of this LP that was put out in 1965.  Mine is from the 1970's.

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is celebrating the good life as he turns 85 today.  
Hef founded Playboy magazine in 1953 and is still on television to this day.  Man the guy has staying power -- pun intended.

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Carl Perkins was born in Tiptonville, TN on this date in 1932.
Carl is best known for writing "Blue Suede Shoes".
Jerry Lee, Carl, Elvis and Johnny
McCartney and Perkins

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