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Baby Boomer Alert: Singer Jerry Vale Dies at 83 (VIDEO)
Jerry Vale, one of the last of the great Italian-America crooners of the 1950s and 1960s, has died at 83. Vale recorded more than 50 albums, and although he never reached the popularity of Frank Sinatra or Tony Bennett, he was considered to be one of the best of the genre...
Baby Boomer Alert: Happy Birthday to the Rubik’s Cube!
The Rubik's Cube hit the market on this day back in 1974.  It was invented by Hungarian artist and educator Emo Rubik. The funny little multi-colored box has been maddeningly popular right from the get go.  So many cubes have been sold that Rubik's Cube has now been declared "the world's best selling toy into history...
Baby Boomer Alert: Happy Birthday SpaghettiO’s (VIDEO)
Spaghetti O's first went on sale this day back in 1965. This staple for Mom's at dinner time when invented by Donald Goerke while tasked by Campbell Soups (and their labelmate Franco-American) to come up with a spaghetti that "didn't make a mess when kids ate it...
Baby Boomer Alert: Happy Birthday Ritchie Valens! (VIDEO)
Ritchie Valens was born on this day in 1941.  He was an exciting new performer who was just on his way to super stardom when his life was cut short. His major hits included "Come, On, Let's Go," "Donna" and "La Bamba."  He was killed in a plane crash on February 3, 1959 which also claimed the lives of rockers Buddy Holly and JP Richardson, The Bog Bopper...
Baby Boomer Alert: The Voice Of Tony the Tiger Dies at 64 (VIDEO)
Lee Marshall, the "voice" of cereal icon Tony the Tiger, has died of cancer at the age of 64. He was also one of the most celebrated ring announcers in the world of professional wrestling. While Marshall has been the voice of Tony since 2005 he had big shoes (or big vocal cords) to fill...

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