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Betfair Hollywood Park closes for good moguls Jack and Harry Warner. Among the celebrity regulars years ago were Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Stewart and Bing Crosby. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert made his first visit from Arizona in the early 1970s."The thing I remember most...
Rocking Out in Seattle

...and independent, true revolutions in sound were born in the city-the home of Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Bing Crosby and Macklemore. Grunge is one of the city's claims to musical fame, but the musical history isn't entirely summed...
Today in History

...a Peace Corps while addressing an audience of students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.In 1977, singer Bing Crosby died outside Madrid, Spain, at age 74.In 1987, a 58-hour drama began in Midland, Texas, as 18-month-old...
Gonzaga is No. 1 in AP Top 25 for 1st time's a dream for us, the ultimate accomplishment."Gonzaga, a small Jesuit school in Spokane, is where crooner Bing Crosby went and where John Stockton threaded pinpoint passes. It has the best record in Division I at 29-2 following weekend...
What's up with that? programming when it started offering shows such as CBS' Helen Hayes Theatre and NBC's Kraft Music Hall with Bing Crosby. The station jumped frequencies several times, including a stint at 1460 AM, before finding a home at 800 AM. KINY's...
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This Day in History

...Army, the first officer to hold the rank. In 1868, Congress passed an act creating the Wyoming Territory. In 1944, Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters recorded Cole Porter's "Don't Fence Me In" in Los Angeles for Decca Records. In 1956...
Experience the power of gratitude

...more periods of high winds and waves I never had any more bouts of seasickness. In the movie "White Christmas," Bing Crosby sings that "when you are worried and cannot sleep, count your blessings instead of sheep ..." It works! Even though...
Alaska Digest

...and it is dedicated to the troops in the Mideast, said choir director Rod Pocock. The song was popularized by Bing Crosby in October 1943, the depths of World War II. The concert will conclude with the choirs jointly singing the song softly...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...second-year coach Dan Monson told the between-classes crowd of about 500 in front of a campus building named for alumnus Bing Crosby. ``We see this as an opportunity of a lifetime ... the greatest basketball event in the world,'' Monson said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...out. It was the first NCAA tournament victory for Gonzaga (26-6), the school that John Stockton played for and Bing Crosby attended. Stanford 69, Alcorn St. 57 Stanford flirted with going from Final Four to first-round flop before overcoming...


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