Archive for November 17th, 2010

PORTLAND FROM THE WEST HILLS ~ 1890’s

Portland's west hills 1890's

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THE TV EVENT OF THE SEASON!

Elvis

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TODAY’S HISTORY LESSON

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The opening of the Suez Canal in Egypt occurred on this date in
1869. The canal links the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

first vessel through the canal  
          A drawing depicting the first vessel’s through the canal.

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‘’WELL, I’M NOT A CROOK’’

nixon on this day
President Richard M. Nixon was speaking to an Associated Press editors 
meeting in Orlando, Florida on this date, when he delivered the famous line while talking about the people needing to know whether or not their
President is a crook.
 
 
 

 

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THE ONLY NUMBER ONE ~ ‘’TOM DOOLEY’’

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The Kingston Trio, with original’s Bob Shane, Dave Guard,and
Nick Reynolds had their only Billboard chart topper on this date 
in 1958.The Folk/Pop group continues to perform today,but
with different members. Bob Shane is the only original.

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