Archive for December 24th, 2010

FROM PDX RETRO….

Merry%20Christmas

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM O.J.

oj and christmas        wish

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A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM SPACE ON THIS DATE IN 1968

Apollo 8 crew
           The Apollo 8 Astronauts, from left to right,were mission Commander
            Frank Borman, Lunar Module Pilot William Andres, and Command
            Module Pilot James Lovell. After coming out from the back side of
            the Moon,the crew read ten verses of the book of Genesis from the
            Bible. This was during a Christmas Eve TV broadcast, a portion
            of this broadcast is below.

                     apollo 8 logo
the earth from apollo 8
        The crew members of Apollo 8 were the first Americans to directly
        see the far side of the Moon and the first humans to see the planet
        Earth from beyond it’s low orbit.

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ACTRESS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1922

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          Ava Gardner (December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990)

Thekillers
                                            (1946)

Mogambo_TC
                                             (1953)

ava and frank
Ava’s third and last marriage (1951 – 1957) was to
singer/actor Frank Sinatra.

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WESTINGHOUSE CHRISTMAS AD ~ 1950

westinghouse lights 1950

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