...Huey and the Crew are headed...

...to New Orleans for vacation!!! So, we give you the 'Week in Gingerology', and hope to catch back up with y'all on the weekend! Until then, y'all Keep It Gingery!!!
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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - June 19th - June 22nd

June 19

1951: Margaret La Marr, who starred with Ginger in the film “42nd Street” (as Chorus Girl), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 37.

1877: Charles Coburn, who starred with Ginger in the films “Vivacious Lady” (as Mr. Morgan), “Bachelor Mother” (as J. B. Merlin) and “Monkey Business” (as Mr. Oliver Oxley), was born in Savannah, Georgia.

1966: Ed Wynn, who starred with Ginger in the film “Follow the Leader” (as Crickets), died in Beverly Hills – Los Angeles, California, at the age of 79.

2012: FMC aired “Tales of Manhattan”.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Tales of Manhattan”.

2016: FXM RETRO aired “Monkey Business”.


June 20

1913: Helen Keeler, who starred with Ginger in the film “42nd Street” (as Chorus Girl), was born in New York City.

1972: Sidney Lanfield, who directed the Ginger films “Hat Check Girl” and “Broadway Bad”, died in Marina del Rey, California, at the age of 74.

2016: FXM RETRO aired “Monkey Business”.


June 21

1904: Mack Gordon (born Morris Gittler), who starred with Ginger in the film “Sitting Pretty” (as Meters – Song Publisher), and actually WAS a quite prolific songwriter, was born in Warsaw, Poland.

Summer 1957: Ginger divorced Jacques Bergerac; the marriage lasted just over four years.

Summer 1960: Ginger portrayed Annie Oakley in the play “Annie Get Your Gun”, consisting of a five-city summer theater circuit tour.

Summer 1963: Ginger appeared in the play “The Unsinkable Molly Brown”, consisting of a summer theater circuit tour in the western U.S.

Summer 1969: Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) introduced the “Ginger Rogers” Rose at The Irish Rose Growers association flower show – the rose is a cross between a ‘Tropicana’ and a ‘Miss Ireland’.

1992: Alice Jans, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Chorus Girl) and “Gold Diggers of 1933” (as Gold Digger), died in San Bernardino, California, at the age of 79.


June 22

1891: Harry Seymour, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tenderfoot” (as Newsstand Proprietor), “You Said a Mouthful” (as Announcer), “42nd Street” (as aide), “Twenty Million Sweethearts” (as Buddy’s Announcer), “Upperworld” (as Passerby Talking to Officer Moran), and “Monkey Business” (as Clothing Store Salesman), was born in New York City.

1906: Billy Wilder, who directed the Ginger film “The Major and the Minor”, was born in Poland.

1957: Eddie Tamblyn (born Edward Tamblyn), who starred with Ginger in the films “Flying Down to Rio” (as a Yankee Clipper) and “Follow the Fleet” (as Sailor), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 49.

1987: Fred Astaire, who starred with Ginger in ten films which ALL Gingerologists should know by heart, died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 88.

2011: TCM aired “The Major and the Minor”.

2011: FMC aired “Teenage Rebel”.

2013: FMC aired “Tales of Manhattan”.

GingerTelevision...

Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):

June 27, 2018 @ 1:45 A.M. It Had To Be You
July 3, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M. Follow The Fleet
July 5, 2018 @ 8:45 A.M. You Said a Mouthful
July 22, 2018 @ 6:30 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
July 27, 2018 @ 9:30 A.M. Roberta

Next GingerFilm(s) (on FXM Retro - all times Eastern) - NOTE - the FXM Retro site is kinda 'cryptic' as far as specific times, so please check local listings for 'specific times':

...No Films Scheduled...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Just a few notes...

...first off, as the 'header' above indicates, we are all 'socked in' with snow here at Gingerology HQ... well, heck, the rest of the fam are actually at the kids' school for the night... it started snowing around 10 A.M., and the interstate system and most 'surface streets' are generally iced to the point of being impassable (well, for folk here in South Gingerville, anyway...) and their school is 'across town', and on a mountaintop, so... my wife beached the minivan and walked up to the school, where they are 'hunkered down' for tonight, and maybe even tomorrow night, as it's not getting above freezing tomorrow... oof.  There's around 100 or so there, so, they are far from alone, which is good.  There are folks stuck on the interstates even as I type, who have been there for at least 8 hours now... it's getting pretty scary... most folks have hopefully found a 'place of refuge' off of the road...lots of churches and other places are opening up for the night to take in folks... it's just been a VERY bad deal, which the local weather folks missed...hey, they're human... So, let's hope everyone is safe and warm and accounted for, everywhere this storm has hit.
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On to lighter, yet VERY important mention: Hu bestows MONDO accolades to a fellow Gingerologist, Barbara Atkinson! She has equipped the Gingerology HQ with a LARGE collection of Ginger's radio broadcasts, which were badly needed...I only had one or two of these broadcasts, and really wanted to obtain more... I have yet to listen to one...was planning tonight, but...it's been a weird, long day, honestly, and I want to be in 'full consciousness mode' when I'm listening, to get the full Gingery effect... but I will MOST definitely be cranking these out soon, with gusto!  So, thanks SOOOOO much, Lady B!!! I REALLY have my work cut out to reciprocate this gift!!!
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And, HEY! It's Arianna's 18th Birthday!!! Well, it was yesterday... BUT, here's the awesome Ginger cake, which is a revered Gingerology tradition!
...and in case you've missed previous years, here ya go:
...pretty awesome!!! In case y'all didn't know, this last pic was Gingerology's original 'header pic'...thus one of my all time faves...her eyes here are truly mesmerizing... HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AB!!!!
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...well, not much else happening... I may get some stuff done tomorrow, but...we will see....hope all is well where y'all are... and KIG!!!

Hu
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2 comments:

  1. Icy roads always make things worse, glad your family is taking proper precaution by staying off the roads. I remember back in 1996 we had a white-out blizzard that struck in the afternoon and 300 kids and teachers were stranded overnight at the high school, people were stranded at the mall and spent the night, it was like that all over town. Crazy! Stay safe and warm!

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    1. ...the fam arrived home today about 4 in the afternoon... One thing about here is...the weather changes pretty rapidly... we are up to 42 or so tomorrow - hopefully finishing off any leftover ice and snow, and by the weekend it's up to the mid-60s... but yes, they were REALLY ready to get home... the weather folks kinda missed it, but...it's hard to predict when and where the cold fronts will combine with the gulf air... Alabama seems to get the 'worst case' of this, primarily regarding tornadoes...

      Thanks, Betsy! Hope you and yours are well!!!

      KIG!

      Hu
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