John Belushi

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Mar 5th, 2019
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    Where Were The Cubs? March 5, 1982 On this day in 1982, famous Cubs fan John Belushi died at the way too young age of 33. His career was peppered with references to his favorite baseball team. On Saturday Night Live, he flipped “Cheesborgers” in a place eerily similar to the place that al...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 5th, 2018
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    ~Bob Newhart 1929 (Cubs fan 1929-present) Bob Newhart was born and raised in Chicago. He went to St. Ignatius High School on the West Side, and grew up rooting for the Chicago Cubs. He got his big break when a Chicago DJ named Dan Sorkin played a funny tape Bob made to entertain his colleagues. [&hel...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Wrigley Field Memories
    Feb 26th, 2016
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    As the nation gathers around the television this weekend to watch the Academy Awards, Just One Bad Century features some of the Cubs connections to Hollywood over the years. BEFORE HOLLYWOOD Essanay Studios 1907-1917 Not many people realize that Chicago was once the movie capitol of the world. That t...