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Dead Person of the Day January 31 – Eleanor Holm

0 Comments 31 January 2012

Wow, what a little minx eh? Now THAT is a bathing suit. This stuff today leaves nothing to the imagination. I’d have a wine spritzer with Eleanor any time she wanted.

Eleanor G. Holm (December 6, 1913 – January 31, 2004)

Published: February 02, 2004

Eleanor Holm Whalen, an Olympic swimming champion who was expelled from the 1936 Berlin Games in a headline-making drinking episode that brought her a second career as a slightly notorious but glamorous show-business figure, died Saturday at her home in Miami. Continue

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