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Bill Haley

Bill Haley

American rock and roll music pioneer
Singer and guitarist whose "Rock Around the Clock" signaled the beginning of the rock & roll era.
BornJuly 6, 1925
HometownHighland Park, Michigan, United States of America
SpouseMartha Velaesco, Barbara Joan Cupchak, Dorothy Crowe
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‘You don’t look like a Bill’: Why more of us should consider changing our names

  • OVERTHINKING: Sadly, not all of us can have awesome ‘Gladiators’-esque names like Steel, Comet and Diamond. While businesses can rebrand as many times as they like, we mere mortals tend to just ride it out if we have an ill-fitting, awkward or even rampantly problematic name. But, according to Oliver Keens, perhaps there are signs out there that we’re much more tolerant of name-changing than we think…

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Hollywood Rocks and Rolls in the 50s
Hollywood Rocks and Rolls in the 50s
0h 44min
1999
Don't Knock the Rock
Don't Knock the Rock
1h 24min
1956
Rock Around the Clock
Rock Around the Clock
1h 17min
1956
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