Archive for November 26th, 2010

CLASSIC CELEBRITY CHRISTMAS AD

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HE WAS ONE OF BARNEY’S MANY FAN’S

RETIREMENSHOW-BOB HAZEN
Prominent Portland businessman Bob Hazen (right)  was
among those in attendance for the final broadcast of KEX
radio personality Barney Keep (left) on February 14, 1979.
Keep was ending 35 years with the radio station.

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GIVE YOURSELF A CHRISTMAS GIFT

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GAS RATIONING ON THIS DATE IN 1942

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President Roosevelt ordered the wartime rationing
of gasoline nationwide. A person had to present a
a gas card and have a sticker on their vehicle
when making a gasoline purchase. Books of
ration stamps were also issued for other
commodities during World War ll.

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              Example of a gas ration card.

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A vehicle with a gas ration sticker in the window.

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ANOTHER BIRTHDAY ~ RICH LITTLE IS 72

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Comedic Impressionist Rich Little is known as
”The Man of a Thousand Voices”.

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