Archive for November 5th, 2010

REMEMBER THE CHRISTMAS CATALOGS?

sears christmas cat
spiegel christmas catalog 1955montgomery ward cat 1961

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AMERICA’S MOST WANTED IN 1953

Columbia Records  1953

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PORTLAND’S MOST FAMOUS STAR’S

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Actress/singer Jane Powell (Suzanne Burce) was born in Portland on
April 1,1929 and attended Grant High School. She currently lives in
Manhattan with her husband,former child actor Dick Moore( Pictured).

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Singer / songwriter Johnnie Ray was born in Hopewell ,Oregon but moved to Portland after graduating from grade school. He attended Franklin High. Johnnie died in 1990 of liver failure.

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ANYONE FOR A GAME OF MONOPOLY?

Monopoly 1

Parker Brother’s, a subsidiary of Hasbro, began marketing the popular  board game on this date in 1935.

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A VIEW OF PORTLAND IN 1946

NW 6th and Washington - 1946
                               Northwest 6th and Washington.

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