Johnny Grant
Johnny Grant
Johnny Grant was an American radio personality and television producer who also served as the honorary mayor of Hollywood, in which capacity he was often present at Hollywood community functions, including the unveiling of new stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. An intersection just north of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue is designated "Johnny Grant Way."
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LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day
Huffington Post - about 4 years
A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots of time that represent the struggle and triumph of African-Americans through the years? As part of our Black History Month coverage, we will be featuring one photo a day that honors years of groundbreaking achievements within the black community. These photos bring tears to our eyes, instill pride in our hearts and motivate us to carry on the legacy of strength and perseverance. Today's photo was taken on November 20, 1984, as Michael Jackson was presented with the 1793rd star on the walk of fame by mayor Johnny Grant and Bill Welsh, president of the local Chamber of Commerce in Hollywood. While some celebrities have received two stars in different categories, Jackson was the first to receive more than one for the same category. He received one as a member of the Jackson Five and his second as a solo artist. After his ...
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Police name man found dead on Timaru street
NZHerald - almost 5 years
Police have named a man who was allegedly murdered on a Timaru street last week. Shane William Braddick, 28, was found lying face-down on York St at about 3.50am on Friday. Timaru man Johnny Grant Holman ...
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Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation Names 2012 'Heroes of Hollywood'
Hollywood Patch - almost 5 years
[The following news release was provided by the Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation.] The community of Hollywood has a variety of esteemed heroes and The Hollywood Chamber Community Foundation will honor several of these demonstrated community leaders at the 2012 Heroes of Hollywood Luncheon on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex, 1201 Vine St. in Hollywood, 12 noon. - 2:30 p.m.   Foundation Chairman Marty Shelton and event co-chairs Sarah MacPherson of  Hollywood Property Owners Alliance and Carole Sarian of The CrisCom Company are pleased to announce the following outstanding honorees:   Dr. Kwang Yul Cha, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center  Dr. Kwang Yul Cha is the Founder and Chancellor of Cha Health Systems and Cha University in Seoul, Korea. He received his medical degree from the prestigious Yonsei University graduating summa cum laude, and performed his postdoctoral fellowship in endocrinology and infertility at the University of Southern Ca ...
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Before He Was Famous, Stanley Kubrick Shot These Beautiful Showgirls And Models In The 1940s
Business Insider - almost 5 years
Before Stanley Kubrick became famous for directing movies such as Eyes Wide Shut and A Clockwork Orange he was a photographer for Look magazine. In 1949, when Kubrick was about 21, Look sent him to Illinois to do a photo-essay titled, "Chicago, City of Contrasts." He also shot an extensive portfolio of shots of ordinary life in New York. One recurring theme emerges from the portfolio, which is now archived in the Library of Congress: Kubrick liked women. Especially showgirls, performers and any other female who lived comfortably in front of a lens. This is Kubrick's collection of gorgeous black-and-white prints of models, dancers and entertainers, taken in the late 1940s. As a young man before he became a director, Kubrick was bewitched by performers and shows. This was taken in Chicago in 1948. This is Johnny Grant, the radio personality, chatting with showgirls in New York. Showgirls at the Copacabana Club, also in New York, in 1948. See the rest of the story at ...
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Walton County to have new state senator in 2012 - Walton Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant. Walton County will continue to have two house districts between Rep. Len Walker and Rep. Bruce Williamson. Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:05 pm, Fri Aug 26, 2011. Following the recent approval of new district lines
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Law enforcement officers, local residents honor slain Anniston officer - Gadsden Times
Google News - over 5 years
One of the most spectacular sights was in Glencoe, where more than 100 law enforcement cars lined the streets and many residents paid their respects, Etowah County Chief Deputy Johnny Grant said. “There's no telling how many people were on the side of
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County GOP celebrates Bob Rice - Morgan County Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant, R-25th. About 70 Republican party members were gathered for the Founder's Day event, celebrating the party's 157th anniversary at the James Madison Inn Convention Center. Holt said Bob Rice is among “a select few of hyper performers” in
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Legislature Works On Drawing New District Lines - Monticello News
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant of Milledgeville. Like most in the central to northern area of the state, the districts that include Jasper will shrink somewhat in area because of relative population density. The Constitution requires that various governmental entities
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Your morning jolt: Macon Mayor Robert Reichert narrowly re-elected - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant, R-Milledgeville, making him part of the county's delegation. It also gives the GOP a 2-1 edge when it comes to local legislation. [State Sen. Cecil Staton, R-Macon] acknowledged that people might say it looks like packing Bibb with
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Benefits Denied LA USO Volunteer Now Riddled with Cancer from Agent Orange - City Watch
Google News - over 5 years
THE RUSS REPORT - Over the last twenty years, cancer has become a way of life for Angeleno Lesli Moore Dahlke who, in 1970, was given the opportunity to travel to Vietnam with the legendary Johnny Grant on a handshaking tour along with three other
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Proposed legislature maps unveiled - Walton Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant, R-25, in. Under the new alignment, District 25 would cover the southern portion of Walton County and Morgan, Greene, Butts, Jasper, Putnam and Baldwin counties and a portion of Jones. Committees. He has been a member of the senate since
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Retirement of three sheriff's deputies leaves void - Gadsden Times
Google News - over 5 years
Chief Deputy Johnny Grant, who will be hiring deputies to fill the vacant slots, said Hall's military background was evident. “He did his job, and he did it well,” he said. Grant said he hopes younger officers will look to the qualities Finley,
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Yelling outside jail to lead to banning visitors from jail - Gadsden Times
Google News - over 5 years
Chief Deputy Johnny Grant said the identities of those who are caught yelling at inmates will checked with the list of visitors at the jail to try to determine who the inmate is. Disciplinary action also can be taken against the inmates,
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Radio stations gearing up to cover freeway closure - OCRegister
Google News - over 5 years
All of these coverage plans made me wonder if Johnny Grant, the honorary "mayor" of Hollywood, is looking down from heaven with amusement as we try to figure out how the disruption will really impact us. Grant was a long-time personality on the old
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Jim Cole Talks About T-SPLOST - Monticello News
Google News - over 5 years
Johnny Grant, and Department of Transportation board member Jim Cole met with interested persons at a “Meet and Greet” that was held at Deptula's Restaurant Monday evening The meeting was organized by the Jasper County Republican Party, and served as
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My amazing life among the Hollywood stars - Halifax Evening Courier
Google News - over 5 years
Bob Hope: I was personally introduced to Bob Hope by the Mayor of Hollywood, Johnny Grant. He had appeared with Bob Hope in the film Beau James (1957) and with Bing Crosby in White Christmas (1954). Johnny was a good friend and opened many doors for me
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Shamrocks junior Bs (73-83) relive old times - Peterborough Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
We had watched Johnny Grant (Sr.) and those guys do it." "It's good to see guys I haven't seen in a lot of years. It was a great learning experience as far as lacrosse goes. Billy Armour was my coach in the day. We went far in the playoffs quite a few
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