Gabe Kaplan, best known for his role on Welcome Back Kotter, was born on March 31, 1945.
Mark Sanders’ blog-Fidel’s Eyeglasses, is primarily a Cuban music blog, offering rare and out of print LPs from his collection as free MP3 downloads. The picture above is of Mark in 1959 when he visited Havana with his father. It is just one of a set of great photos he recently put up on his blog.
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John Astin, best known for his role as Gomez Addams, was born on March 30,1930.
I just found a incredible set of these pics on Flikr, along with an article about the concept and sad demise of these structures.
Sanjhih is a small town on the north coast of Taiwan. It’s near Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. In late 70’s, a keeper of a rubber company worked out the prototype of the UFO house using his own factory. He wanted to build a contemporary style holiday resort. However, the rubber company closed down in the energy crisis in 1980. The UFO houses that was just begining was sealed up by the bank. In that time, there was only foundation and FPR compoments.
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Holy grails don’t get any holier than this, especially for Northern Soul acolytes.
Going up for auction, starting March 14, is one of only two known copies — and the only one in acceptable playing condition — of Frank Wilson’s “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” considered by many to be the most valuable ultra-rare 45 record in the world. U.K. dealer John Manship (www.raresoulman.co.uk), who specializes in Northern Soul rarities, is holding the auction of this prized item which stands to fetch somewhere in the neighborhood of $40,000.
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Eric Idle was born on March 29,1943.
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Anna Lee’s live journal page of vintage smokers spans from the 1930’s thru the 70’s. Some spectacular images featuring work by some of the best photographers in fashion history.
Sir Dick Bogarde was born on March 28,1921.
Beautiful Gloria Wandrous, a New York model/call-girl engages in an illicit affair with married socialite Weston Liggett. Their turbulent affair soon runs out of steam when our heroine, under the mistaken impression that he’ll never divorce his wife Emily and marry her, decides to begin a new life in Boston.
Gloria Swanson was born on March 27, 1897.
Robbie Space Patrol- In the 1950’s this unlicensed toy was produced based on the movie Forbidden Planet . The toy was quickly pulled off the shelves due to copyright infringement and has subsequently become very scarce & valuable .
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