• Macy’s parade was featured on TV for the very first time in 1948 on CBS. • Since 1952 the official TV broadcaster of the parade has been NBC. Other things which have changed are that at first the parade went for only an hour, then in 1961 for two hours, and finally by 1969 it was three hours long. • For the very first time in 1957 the famous dancers the Rockettes from Radio City appeared in the parade and remained a permanent fixture every year. • There was a helium shortage two years in 1958 and in 2006 and this meant less balloons in the parade.
On Friday, during the American singer and actress Britney Spears' "Piece of Me" concert at The Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, the pop goddess showed everyone that she's a professional singer with a high degree of skills. On October 19, when The 'Baby One More Time' hitmaker performed "3" from her album - Live: The Femme Fatale Tour, a Godney-inspired hip thrust caused her rear zipper to break, resulting to a wardrobe malfunction at her concert . As soon as the back of Britney Spears' costume popped open, the singer was observed making an effort to fix it for a moment, before moving to her backup dancer to try zipping it back for Britney Spears. When she was not able to achieve this, despite efforts from a couple of different backup dancers, Britney Spears struts away and went on with the performance unperturbed, even when her back was left fully exposed.
But she later returned to high school and became pregnant with her son Guy, by her high school lover. Over time the young couple eventually split. She then left home at the age of 16 and began her life as a single mother, implementing long and hard hours as a waitress (Angelou. I Know Why.... 29) Years passed and in 1952 she married a man named Anastasios Angelopulos. She met him while pursuing her career as a nightclub singer.
At age 14, she became a backup singer in the Michael Zager Band's single "Life's a Party". By the age of 15, Whitney had sang background vocals for Chaka Khan and Lou Rawls. By the early 80’s, Whitney became a fashion model, the first women of color to grace the cover of a magazine. Whitney signed her first recording contract in 1983 with Arista Records, right after she had graduated Mount St. Dominic’s Academy. Whitney’s first album, released in 1985, was named “Whitney Houston”, selling over 13 million copies.
In 1971 Hershey Park became one of America's most popular theme park. The per ride was replaced by one-price admission was also added. In 1973, Hersheypark opened a new open air theatre, the Amphitheatre. Later known as The Music Box was completely enclosed in 1979. On July 4th, 1977 one of America's first looping roller coaster and the first looping coaster on the east coast, The SooperDooperLooper was opened.
When she was four she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Doctors were hesitant to perform surgery on her, because of her age. Maria did not flaunt or hide her disease she just lived her life. Four months after she received her first communion on April 30, 1961 her parents her parents took her to the lourdess Shrine, hoping that she would be cured and become the healthy child she had been at age four. A cure did not happen.
Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles and had a very tumultuous childhood as she was brought up by foster parents who ill-treated her. By the age of 5, she was known as a gospel prodigy, gaining fame by singing in her church choir and on the radio. At 12, she moved north to San Francisco, formed a trio and was soon working for band leader Johnny Otis. Four years later, she recorded, Roll with Me Henry, with the Otis band. James’ solo career was a slow starter, and she spent several years cutting low-selling singles for Modern and touring small clubs until 1960, when Leonard Chess signed her to a new record deal.
Qui est-ce Brigitte Bardot Fact One Brigitte Anne– Marie Bardot was born on September 28, 1934 (age 81), in Paris Fact Two Brigitte Bardot is a French dancer, model and actress who was once an international icon in the 1950’s and 50’s with films And God Created Women and Contempt Fact Three Brigitte Bardot is a Breast Cancer survivor Fact Four Brigitte Bardot retired as an actress when she was 39 and then became a full time animal activist Audrey Tautou Fact One Audrey Tautou was born in France on 9th August, 1976. Fact Two Audrey acted for the first time on
Ashley Blocker Dr. Jeffrey Newberry English Composition II September 28, 2015 A Reader’s Guide to Edna ST. Vincent Millay’s “Love is Not All” Title and Author I’ve chosen to research Edna ST. Vincent Millay, and analyze her poem “Love is Not All”. Edna ST. Vincent Millay was born o February 22, 1892 and was the eldest of three daughters. Millay’s parents were Henry and Cora Millay; Millay was named after ST. Vincent’s Hospital. At the age of eight, Millay parents divorced and her father never paid the five dollars a week for child support. Millay first fell in love with poetry after flipping through the pages of her mother’s volume of William Shakespeare’s plays.
Belva was born on September 14, 1884 in Litchfield, Illinois. She was a cabaret singer who was absolved from the killing of her boyfriend,Walter Law (Price). Belva Gaertner had an innumerable amount of relationships beginning with Mr. Overbeck. She later marries William Gaertner in 1917. Gaertner sues to have the marriage declared void because her divorce with Overbeck was not finalized.