Search 23 Best Day Trips from Las Vegas The Las Vegas area offers plenty of glitz and glam for casino goers and resort vacationers, but just beyond city limits there is a range of natural and manmade attractions that have captured the imagination of travelers worldwide. From the vast concrete walls of the Hoover Dam to the spectacular canyons of Zion National Park, there are all sorts of adventures to enjoy around Las Vegas. Built between and with the help of thousands of workers, the dam stands as a symbol of American ingenuity. Today, visitors can take a one-hour tour of the dam and the nearby power plant.
By his mid-teens, due to his mother's influential personality, Isaacson had decided he wanted to be in show business. He even placed a star on his bedroom door. He started to entertain at parties he attended with his parents, usually doing a mixture of singing and comedy.
Later, he gained a football and basketball scholarship to Kalamazoo College in KalamazooMichiganwhere he spent three years.
Early career[ edit ] After leaving college, Isaacson formed a double act with his best friend Manny Glasser called "Donny and the Duke". He was commissioned as an officer and served in the artillery. While in the army he formed a double act with fellow soldier Murray Levine, Isaacson usually playing the comic while his partner was the straight man.
The double act went on to win the All-Army entertainment contest and earned them an appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in One year later Isaacson won the All-Army entertainment contest again as a solo act. After his mandatory service in the army, he later toured for two years entertaining troops all over the United States.
After touring the country entertaining the troops as a solo performer, Isaacson started to work his act in the New York nightclubs. It was at this time that he adopted the stage name of "Don Lane", after fellow entertainer Frankie Laine.
While in Los Angeles, Lane also worked as an actor and featured in national commercials for Coca-Cola, which Lane said "paid the bills for years". This was his first offer to become a headliner and first guaranteed contract as a solo performer.
Due to the lucrative offer The Dunes Nightclub made to him, he quickly relocated to Honolulu, where he first started to enjoy success as a headline performer. It was in Hawaii that he met his first wife, Gina, who was an exotic dancer.
Australian television career[ edit ] Tonight with Don Lane: He was eventually sacked  and Nine producer John Collins looked for replacement hosts to fill in for the rest of the season.
Lane was offered the job after filming and sending in an audition tape for the TCN-9 executives. He was given the host's chair for six weeks. He planned to base his version of the show on Johnny Carson 's Tonight Show.
Within a month, Nine settled on Lane as permanent host. After four weeks, his original six-week contract was extended to forty weeks. The announcer for the show was Mike Walshwho later went on to host his own successful variety show. Don Lane and Graham Kennedy split-screen via co-axial cable.
Work on a coaxial cable linking Melbourne with Sydney had begun in June and was completed on 5 February On 7 JulyLane appeared on a then-innovative live split-screen link with Graham Kennedy via the cable. Lane and Kennedy sang the song " Seventy-Six Trombones " as a duet.
They took full advantage of the new technology and the duet included the performers throwing jugs of water and Kennedy holding up a sign saying "Go Home Yank ", to which Lane laughed.
Lane also performed another duet with Kennedy at the Logies ceremony in He was arrested at Sydney Airport and remanded in custody. He strenuously protested his innocence, claiming that the drugs were planted into his jacket pocket by a former business associate who wanted revenge. He was found not guilty on all charges, being defended by barrister Marcus Einfeld.I am awake at at Fremont Hotel in beautiful Downtown Las Vegas.
I love reading the notes I write in the morning. So much whining about not wanting to go home tomorrow. Las Vegas has wonderful restaurants & bars, amazing shows and great weather. But that doesn’t excuse all manner of sins. Here are 7 Reasons Why I Hate Las Vegas.
Travel ; Magician Shin Lim heading ‘America’s Got Talent’ stage show in Vegas. His first-place finish on the popular talent showcase earned him $1 million, plus four gigs.
After this song came out, the phrase "Life in the fast lane" became a popular saying used to describe a jet-set lifestyle.
It remains a fairly misinterpreted track, as it's not supposed to glamorize the lifestyle, but to be a warning about the dangers of drugs ("Lines on the mirror, lines on her face" describe cocaine on a mirror about to be ingested), alcohol and bad decisions.
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