Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah James Baskett (1904–1948) was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South. In recognition of his warm portrayal of the famous black storyteller he was given an Honorary Academy Award, making him the very first male performer of African descent to receive an Oscar.
Hanora (Nora) O'Leary, 16, born Kingwilliamstown, Co. Cork. She boarded Titanic at Queenstown & was travelling in a group from the Kingwilliamstown area consisting of Daniel Buckley, Hannah Riordan, Bridget Bradley, Patrick Denis O'Connell, Patrick O'Connor, & Michael Linehan. Nora was rescued & became a domestic in New York City. She later returned to Ireland where she married Thomas J. (Tim) Herlihy & they had 5 children. She died 18 May 1975 & is buried just a few feet from Daniel…
Haunting Photos Of Abandoned Cities Around The World
Sanzhi District, Taiwan...Sanzhi District, Taiwan The "Sanzhi UFO houses" were a major development project for some pretty unusual-looking vacation homes, which was abandoned in 1978 before it could be completed. The site was demolished in 2008, and is now being redeveloped.