Archive for August 14th, 2011

MIKE CONNORS HAS TURNED 86

mike connors then
Mike Connors now 1

Actor Mike Connors has a long history of police and military roles and is 
best known for playing detective Joe Mannix in the CBS television series,
Mannix
(1967-1975). Before that, he had played a crime-fighting undercover
agent in another CBS series, Tightrope (1959-1960).

MANNIX VIEW-MASTER

mike-connors-signed-1972-tv-guide
1972

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CHART ENTRY ON THIS DATE IN 1965

The McCoys Hang On Sloopy
McCoys_-_Hang_On_Sloopy 45

‚ÄĚHang on Sloopy" by The McCoys (originally The Strangeloves)
went on to hit number one on October 2, 1965. It is the official
rock song of the state of Ohio and Ohio State University.

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A LOCAL GARAGE BAND FROM THE 1960s

the gentlemen wild

gentlemen wild promo

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THE TERRITORY OF OREGON ~ 1848–1859

Oregon Territory seal
(Oregon Territory Seal)

The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorporated territory of the United
States that was formed on August 14, 1848 and existed until February 14, 1859,
when the southwestern portion of the area was admitted to the union as the State
of Oregon. The capital of the territory was first Oregon City, then Salem, followed
briefly by Corvallis, and lastly as Salem, the seat of government for the State of
Oregon.

Oregoncountry2

       Oregon_State_Capitol_Interior seal of_Provisional government

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SOCIAL SECURITY BEGAN ON THIS DATE IN 1935

social security card
Signing_Of_The_Social_Security_Act

The Social Security Act was drafted during President Roosevelt’s first term
by the President’s Committee on Economic Security, under Francis Perkins,
and passed by Congress as part of the New Deal. By signing this act on
August 14, 1935 (shown above), Roosevelt became the first president to
advocate federal assistance for the elderly. The act created unemployment
insurance and pension plans for the elderly.

 

presleys ss card

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