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Posted 04/09/2009   10:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add t360 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message


The new 44 Bob Hope stamp will be issued May 29!
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I was in NYC the day Bob Hope died. I saw it announced on the side of a building. I forget which one, but it's the famouse one in all the TV shows that show a right to left scroll of one line of news.

I was a part of History!

David
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Posted 04/10/2009   12:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WpgLwr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Few people realize it, but Bob Hope was born in London, UK.
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It seemed like he was around forever..with Bing Crosby, entertaining the troops, the movies of the 1940's and 1950s !!
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Posted 04/10/2009   10:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add djd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bob Hope
Birth name Leslie Townes Hope
Born May 29, 1903(1903-05-29)
Eltham, London, Great Britain
Died July 27, 2003 (aged 100)
Toluca Lake, California
David
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Posted 04/10/2009   10:26 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Triggersmob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Well I never knew that. He was born 15 miles from where I was born.

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Posted 04/10/2009   10:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I am sure that his stamp will be a favorite. An ICON of his craft.
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