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Lyricist Bob Hilliard was born in New York City on January 28, 1918. New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is the largest financial center in the world. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...

After attending New York City public schools, Hilliard began work as a lyricist on Tin Pan Alley. Beginning in the 1930s through the 1950s, Hilliard produced such hits as “The Coffee Song”, “The Big Brass Band from Brazil”, “Civilization”, “Bongo, Bongo, Bongo”, “The Thousand Islands Song”, “A Strawberry Moon” and “Don’t You Believe It”. New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is the largest financial center in the world. ... Tin Pan Alley was the name given to the collection of New York City-centered music publishers and songwriters who dominated the popular music of the United States of America in the late 19th century and the early 20th century. ... // Events and trends The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the global depression. ... // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the baby boom from returning...

In the mid-1960s, Hilliard had another hit with “Our Day Will Come.” The song became a #1 hit in 1963 for Ruby and the Romantics. The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

He also experienced success on Broadway with his stage scores for Angel in the Wings and Hazel Flagg. However, he is probably most celebrated as the lyricist for the film score to Alice in Wonderland. This article is about the street in New York City. ... Alice in Wonderland is the widely known and used title for Alices Adventures in Wonderland, a book written by Lewis Carroll -- as well as several movie adaptations of the book -- and is also the setting for several short stories. ...

Throughout his career, Hilliard collaborated with many composers and lyricists including Carl Sigman, Jule Styne, Mort Garson, Sammy Mysels, Dick Sanford, Milton Delugg, Philip Springer, Lee Pockriss and Sammy Fain. Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a British born United States songwriter. ... Mort Garson was born on 20 July 1924 in St. ... Sammy Fain (Samuel Feinberg, June 17, 1902 - December 6, 1989) was an Jewish-American composer of popular music. ...

Bob Hilliard died in Hollywood, California in 1971. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official language(s) English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ...

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Boston.com / News / Local / City guy makes good in Wayland (917 words)
WAYLAND -- Bob Hilliard says he was seen as a city guy from Somerville when he applied for a job with the bucolic town of Wayland.
Hilliard credits the increase partly to sound fiscal policy that allowed the town to build up its cash reserves and partly to the growing wealth of local residents.
Hilliard's estimates of available revenue were always fair, and he was always straightforward with local officials about what the town could and could not afford, Perlman said.
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