Eleanor Powell Birthday, Date of Birth

Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Torrey Powell (November 21, 1912 – February 11, 1982) was an American dancer and actress. Best remembered for her tap dance numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, Powell began studying ballet aged six and began dancing at nightclubs in Atlantic City before she was a teenager. From the age of sixteen, she began studying tap and started appearing in musical revues on Broadway, before making her Hollywood debut as a featured dancer in the movie George White's Scandals (1935).

She was known as one of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's top dancing stars during the Golden Age of Hollywood in a series of musical vehicles tailored especially for her talents, such as Born to Dance (1936), Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) and Rosalie (1937). In 1965, she was named the World’s Greatest Tap Dancer by the Dance Masters of America.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Thursday, November 21, 1912
Place of Birth
Springfield
Age
108
Star Sign

The November 21, 1912 was a Thursday under the star sign of . It was the 325 day of the year. President of the United States was William Howard Taft.

If you were born on this day, you are 108 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, November 21, 2020, 10 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in 354 days. You have lived for 39,457 days, or about 946,975 hours, or about 56,818,542 minutes, or about seconds.

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21st of November 1912 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 21, 1912

TOPICS OF THE TIMES.

Date: 22 November 1912

Editorial comment challenges Columbia Historical Soc proposal to change name claiming it is a derisive title

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LATEST SHIPPING NEWS.

Date: 22 November 1912

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The New York Times ANNALIST; A Magazine of Finance, Commerce and Economics

Date: 22 November 1912

NY Times plans new magazine entitled The Annalist which will undertake to compile the annals of the nation's progress in wealth

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Bulgars Captured a Correspondent.

Date: 22 November 1912

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FINANCIAL MARKETS; Sharp Recovery in Stocks on Resumption of Gold Imports.

Date: 22 November 1912

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PULITZER ESTATE'S VALUE $18,525,116; World Listed at $3,016,455; Post-Dispatch, $1,115,717; World's Profit, $536,580 a Year.

Date: 22 November 1912

estate valued at $18,525,116; details

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Article 10 -- No Title

Date: 22 November 1912

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Article 16 -- No Title

Date: 22 November 1912

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Colgate Elects Captain and Manager.

Date: 22 November 1912

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OUR GOVERNMENT OF MEN, NOT OF LAW.

Date: 22 November 1912

eds score suspension of grand jury proceedings

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