31/1/2023 1:45 pm  #1

60 Years Ago...

Here's what was happening to Bing at this time of year 60 years ago...

Jan - Alan Fisher commences work as butler to the Crosbys

Jan 17-20 - The Bing Crosby Pro-Am at Pebble Beach. The tournament is won by Billy Casper. Maurine Barris, daughter of Harry, entertains with Harry James at the clambake.

Jan 29 - Bing goes to St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica and at 6:30 p.m. has emergency surgery to remove a stone from his right kidney. This was Bing's fourth kidney stone operation since 1951. The first three were on his left kidney.

Feb 9 - Leaves St. John's Hospital.Buys a 60-foot fishing boat called True Love.


31/1/2023 10:57 pm  #2

Re: 60 Years Ago...

David, I wonder if anyone saved those kidney stones. Was Maureen Harris a singer? Piano player?


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