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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 24th

1870: Charles Sellon, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as Pop Jackson) and “Carnival Boat” (as Lane), was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

1889: Tom London (born Leonard Thomas Clapham), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Detective Carter), was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

1900: Preston Foster, who starred with Ginger in the films “Follow The Leader” (as Two-Gun Terry) and “You Said a Mouthful” (as Ed Dover), was born in Pitman, New Jersey.

1967: Fred Newmeyer, silent film actor / director who later directed the Ginger film “Queen High”, and also co-directed (along with Sam Taylor) the Harold Lloyd classic, “Safety Last!”, died in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of 86.

2011: TCM aired “Gold Diggers of 1933”.

2013: TCM aired “Vivacious Lady” and “Bachelor Mother”.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Dreamboat”.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 12, 2017 @ 2:30 P.M. Upperworld
September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf

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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Monday, April 24, 2017

GingeRemembrance 2017

...it's always a sad day, but it's a time to reflect on Ginger's awesome talents (such as the self-portrait above, which is dang near perfect...) and what she gave to the world for all time... never to be forgotten and tremendously missed... 

Forever KIG...

Hu
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

...letting y'all know...

...that my father-in-law passed away last Saturday at the age of 74... from congestive heart failure.

Joe Reed was a very great man, who never met a stranger and would literally give you the shirt off of his back.

He was a 'handyman' who could plow through a total house painting / wallpapering project in the time it would take me to paint a closet... and pretty much do anything from unclogging a drain to cutting down a tree...to...well, you name it, if he couldn't fix it (which was a rare occurrence) he knew 2 or 3 other folks who could...  

He took care and helped many older folks, primarily widow ladies... that's in the Bible, y'all... from mundane daily tasks to major issues, he was caretaker to many who had nobody else...

LOVED his grandkids... they called him 'Daddy-Daddy'... Rebekah came up with that one...

I am blessed and bettered by knowing him, as MANY are...

He will be greatly missed by ALL.

Hu
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Saturday, April 1, 2017

...BLAH...

...well, here's that month again... yeeg...
...phone-a-friend, y'all... while you still can...

Of course, it has been well documented that April is my LEAST favorite month... apologies to those who are fans of this month... I'm sure that PLENTY of good things have happened in Aprils past... but... lotsa BAD, too... of course, Ginger left this orb in  April of 1995... which obviously makes it a somber month in the world of Gingerology... but... here's a few other things you may or may not know about April calamities:
...yeah, buddy... again, you could probably find lots of bad, lots of good at ANY point within the calendar... but doubt if there's a month WORSE than this one...

Here's hoping that this April will SOMEhow be...well, not so APRIL-like... I'm not too optimistic...
...neither is Ms. Fortune... ...just pray for May, y'all...

KIG - especially in this decidedly NON-Gingery month...

Hu
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