Archive for October 15th, 2013

PENNY MARSHALL IS 69 TODAY

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Penny Marshall in dance school during the 1940s

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Carole Penny Marshall

Marshall is a actress, television producer, film producer, and
television director. After appearing in several small roles for
television, she was cast as Laverne DeFazio on the ABC
sitcom Laverne & Shirley, which ran from 1976 until 1983,
during which Marshall was nominated for a Golden Globe
award for her performance three times

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RICHARD CARPENTER IS 67 TODAY

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Richard Lynn Carpenter

Pop musician Richard Carpenter is best known as one half of 
the brother/sister duo The Carpenters, along with his sister
Karen Carpenter. He was a record producer, arranger, pianist
and keyboardist, and occasional lyricist, composer as well as
joining with Karen on harmony vocals. Karen suffered from
anorexia nervosa that ultimately claimed her life in 1983.

 

The-Carpenters

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A LOOK BACK AT ~ TODAY IN HISTORY

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                                      Tim Maguire

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LINDA LAVIN IS 76 TODAY

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Linda Lavin as Alice 

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TV audiences remember Lavin in the title role as the struggling
waitress in the CBS sitcom  Alice 1976-1985).

 

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On the set of Alice

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KEX RADIO’S “SWEET, LOVABLE OL’ BARN’’

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Barney Keep posing with a box of chains in the KEX booth around the 1960s

Barney began his broadcasting career at KEX radio in 1943. He remained in the
”Keep Time” morning-drive slot for 35 years, retiring in 1979. Barney was a true professional in every sense of the word!

BARNEY KEEP RETIREMENT SHOW IN THE OREGONIAN

Barney (Byron William Keep/Jan. 9, 1917 – Feb. 19, 2000) rings the
“goodie gong” for the last time during his retirement party at the
Civic Theater in February of 1979. 

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