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Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (5/12/1925 – 9/22/2015)

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (5/12/1925 – 9/22/2015) Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher,manager, and coach. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career (1946–65) for the New York Yankees. He is widely regarded as one of the best catchers in baseball history. He […]

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The Trevi Fountain – Magnificent

The Trevi Fountain – Magnificent – The Trevi Fountain is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. Legend holds that in 19 BC thirsty Roman soldiers were guided by a young […]

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Italian Hand Gestures – From Nada Vergili – NadasItaly

Italian Hand Gestures – From Nada Vergili – Nadas Italy Cute video produced by Nada Vergili explaining some of the most basic Italian hand gestures. For example: People who want to express good bye to each other turn a hand in a circlewise. (“a dopo!”) People who express that they are hungry hold their horizontal […]

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Danny Aiello – I Only Know who I am When I’m Somebody Else – Great Interview

Danny Aiello – I Only Know who I am When I’m Somebody Else – Great Interview – Daniel Louis “Danny” Aiello, Jr. is an American actor who has appeared in numerous motion pictures, including Once Upon a Time in America, Ruby, The Godfather: Part II, Hudson Hawk, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Moonstruck, Léon: The […]

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Italian Baby Christening Tradition explained

Italian Baby Christening Tradition explained – Most Italians are Roman Catholics and the custom of baptizing or christening a baby is one of the most cherished traditions in Italy and Italian communities worldwide. Baptisms are occasions of great joy and celebration and usually occur shortly after the baby’s birth — within a year in most […]

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Eddie Arcaro – The Best Jockey Ever and he was Italian-American

Everybody Loves Italian Personality – Eddie Arcaro. George Edward Arcaro (February 19, 1916 – November 14, 1997), known professionally as Eddie Arcaro, was an AmericanThoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and is the only rider to have won the U.S. Triple Crown twice. […]

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Rachael Ray and an interview with TIME’s 10 Questions

Everybody Loves Italian Personality – Rachael Ray    Rachael Ray (born August 25, 1968) is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity chef and author. She hosts thesyndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael Ray, and three Food Network series (30 Minute Meals, Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels, and $40 a Day). Other programs to her credit include […]

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Grape Lady Falls – Ya’ Gotta’ Laugh

Grape Lady Falls – Ya’ Gotta’ Laugh – Even though we have seen this video many times over it still strikes me funny. We understand the girl was ultimately ok but during this piece I find myself laughing out loud. It is particularly comical watching the news anchor lady try not to laugh. Really funny […]

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ELI Personality Umberto Tozzi singing Ti Amo (Click to watch)

Everybody Loves Italian Personality – Umberto Tozzi   In 1968, at the age of 16, Umberto Tozzi joined ‘Off Sound’, one of the many groups that performed in small venues around Turin. InMilan, he met Adriano Pappalardo, with whom he formed a 13-piece band and began a large-scale Italian tour. In 1974 Tozzi had his first […]

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Happy Passover

 Happy Passover Passover or Pesach, is an important biblically derived Jewish festival. The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. It commemorates the story of the Exodus as described in the Hebrew Bible especially in […]

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