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November 11 – Today in Hat History

November 11 – Today in Hat History

on Nov 11, 2015

November 11 – Today in Hat History.  Maria Teresa de Filippis. Madge celebrates the life of Maria Teresa de Filippis, born today in 1926 in Naples, Italy; the first women to race in Formula One.     De Filippis participated in five World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 18 May 1958, but scored no championship points. Though largely unsuccessful...

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July 31 – Today in Hat History

July 31 – Today in Hat History

on Jul 31, 2015

July 31 – Today in Hat History. Mary Vaux Walcott     She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a wealthy Quaker family. After graduating from the Friends Select School in Philadelphia in 1879, she took an interest in watercolor painting. When she was not working on the family farm, she began painting illustrations of wildflowers that she saw on...

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July 7 – Today in Hat History

July 7 – Today in Hat History

on Jul 7, 2015

July 7 – Today in Hat History. First Ziegfeld Follies in 1907. The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air.   Inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris, the Ziegfeld...

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July 2 – Today in Hat History

July 2 – Today in Hat History

on Jul 2, 2015

July 2 – Today in Hat History. Birthday of Pierre Cardin   Today the name Pierre Cardin, if thought of at all, conjures up a licensing machine full of disparate products from key chains to furniture. But during the 1960s and 70s he was one of the most innovative designers of fashion and hats and helped usher in Space Age Design.     Fashion...

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June 29 – Today in Hat History

June 29 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 29, 2015

June 29 – Today in Hat History. Birthdate of Ruth Warrick.   Ruth Elizabeth Warrick (June 29, 1916 – January 15, 2005), was an American singer, actress and political activist, best known for her role as Phoebe Tyler Wallingford on All My Children, which she played regularly from 1970 until her death in 2005. At the time of her death she was twenty-second...

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