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This week in Literature and Arts

Happy 75th birthday to Jimi Hendrix, born November 27, 1942, in Seattle, WA. His first name actually was John, but his father, James, later changed it to match his own.

Jimmy enlisted in the army in 1961, serving with the 101st airborne “Screaming Eagles.” By 1965 he was a popular session guitarist playing for the leading black stars from Little Richard to Ike and Tina before becoming a headliner.

Alas, Jimi overdosed when he was only 27.


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This week in Literature and Arts

Happy birthday to the one, the only Groucho, born October 2, 1890, on East 78th Street in Manhattan.


October 2, 1959: Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS with the episode, “Where is Everybody?”


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