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Extraordinary Italian Ceramics – Creating an Exquisite Ceramic Rose

Extraordinary Italian Ceramics Creating an Exquisite Ceramic Rose Bassano Ceramics *   Making this high quality Ceramic is something that italians have refined to the greatest degree over the Centuries. The amount of varied Ceramics and Pottery that the Italians have perfected is unequaled around the world.    Nove Ware for example is a type of maiolica, […]

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116 Year Old Woman Reveals Her Secret for a Long Life

116 Year Old Woman Reveals Her Secret for a Long Life * The next time you eat a piece of chocolate, you may not have to feel so guilty about it. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, a number of health benefits may be associated with this delicious treat. Chocolate is made from […]

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FASCINATING – Italian / South American Migration

 Italian – South American Migration FASCINATING * Many of us have Italian relatives in Argentina. Argentina was the preferred destination in the 1870s and 1880s, then equally favored with Brazil until the close of the century, when the U.S. became the favored destination until after World War I, when Argentina resumed the crown.   As […]

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Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra – PRICELESS MEDLEY

Dean Martin & Frank Sinatra PRICELESS MEDLEY *   Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin were always magic together. I love this medley. Its actually my favorite.   * Some Interesting Sinatra History In May 1941, Frank Sinatra topped the male singer polls in Billboard and DownBeat magazines.    His appeal to bobby soxers, as teenage girls of that time were […]

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Dean Martin’s Last TV Appearance 

Dean Martin’s Last TV Appearance  *   This is the last TV appearance of Dean Martin as he wished Frank Sinatra a Happy Birthday and remembered their wonderful past in multiple video pieces. I know you will enjoy…..    * Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, […]

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Annette Funicello – Disney Family Album

Annette Funicello Disney Family Album *   Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an Italian-American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to […]

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The “True” Italian American Documentary – Part One – “Dispelling the Myth”

The “True” Italian American Documentary  Part One  “Dispelling the Myth”    * The culture the Italian immigrants brought with them was generally not the high Italian culture of Dante and Michelangelo, but the culture of the region or village from which they came. These individual but related cultures established the basis of contemporary Italian American culture.   A University of […]

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Dean Martin The Coolest Cat that Ever Lived

Dean Martin The Coolest Cat that Ever Lived * Truly there has only been one Dean Martin. And yes he was everyone’s version of Cool. This is a wonderful video describing and celebrating Dean Martin and his approach to life.  Dean Martin the epitome of Cool A number of Martin songs have been featured across […]

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Rocky Marciano Interview (Part 3) – with Nat King Cole & Jimmy Durante 1961

Rocky Marciano Interview (Part 3) – with Nat King Cole & Jimmy Durante 1961 * This is rare footage of an interview with Rocky Marciano. His guests that day included Nat King Cole and Jimmy Durante. This is a very interesting piece of film from back in the day. Three gentlemen just talking to each […]

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Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1

Dean Martin on the Perry Como Show – Part 1 PRICELESS * This is a wonderful piece of the Perry Como Show back in the day. I think PRICELESS is a good descriptive adjective for this one. Dean Martin and Perry Como on Perry’s Show * Dean Martin was born Dino Paul Crocetti on June […]

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