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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Annette Funicello, Rediscovered--in Rome

We found this photo, from 1958, in an exhibit on Italian families at the Vittoriano.
It reminded us of Annette Funicello, also of Italian heritage, who emerged on television's Mickey Mouse Club and later starred in a series of "beach party" movies, wearing ever more revealing swimsuits.  She was born in Utica, New York in 1942, and Funicello was her real name.    Bill

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