Archive for January 7th, 2011

KEEP YOUR JOB, TAKE ALKA-SELTZER!

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A LOOK AT PORTLAND’S PAST

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                     View of the Portland VA Medical Center taken in 1930

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MILLARD FILLMORE WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1800

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Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States was in
office from 1850 until 1853. He was the last member of the Whig
Party to hold the office of President. Fillmore died on March 8,
1874.

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Statue of President Fillmore outside city hall in Buffalo, N.Y.  

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                    The Fillmore Presidential Dollar coin

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ERIN GRAY IS 61 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Erin Gray is best known for her role as Col. Wilma Deering in the 
NBC-TV science fiction series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. It
ran from 1979 until 1981 when it was cancelled.    
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Erin Gray and the robot Twiki, below, from Buck Rogers 

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NICOLAS CAGE HAS TURNED 47

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A Beverly Hills High School photo of Nicolas Cage

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Actor, producer and director Nicolas Cage has appeared
in over 60 films including Raising Arizona (1987), Face/Off
in 1995, and National Treasure (2004). At the age of 32,Cage 
became the fifth youngest actor to win the Academy Award 
for Best Actor for his performance in Leaving Las Vegas (1995). 

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Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue from the film Leaving Los Vegas

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