Archive for May 11th, 2017

A MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA IN 1956

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The song "I Get Around" was written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love for
the rock band the Beach Boys and was released as a single in May 1964
with "Don’t Worry Baby" as its B-side. It became the group’s first number- 
one charting song in the United States. In 2016, the song was inducted
into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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RACE TO BEGIN IN PORTLAND

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PORTLAND, Ore. – A NASCAR racing star is in Portland to kick off a charity
motorcycle ride across the nation.

Racing champ Kyle Petty is leading 200 other riders on an 8-state, 2,400-mile
trip across the continent.

He’s doing the ride to raise money for Victory Junction – a camp in his home
state of North Carolina for terminally ill children.

Kyle is the son of Richard Petty, a NASCAR champion nicknamed “The King.”

This is 23rd time they’ve done the ride, but it is the first time they’ve started
in Portland. Petty says he and his co-riders are loving their stay in Oregon.

The ride is set to begin this Saturday morning at Manheim Portland Auto
Auction in Hayden Island. They plan to end eight days later in Milwaukie,
Wisconsin. (KATU-TV NEWS)

 

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A REVIEW OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1973.

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Daniel Ellsberg (left) speaks to reporters.

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Irving Berlin (Israel Isidore Baline)

(May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)

Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered
one of the greatest songwriters in U.S. history.

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