Archive for February 5th, 2011

NO SONG AND DANCE ~ OLD GOLD’S AD FROM 1952

OLD GOLD 1952

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BEACH BOYS HIT ON THIS DATE IN 1966

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FIRST NEWSPAPER ON THE PACIFIC COAST ~ ON THIS DATE IN 1846

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The Oregon Spectator, was a newspaper published from 1846 to 1855 in Oregon
City of what was first the Oregon Country and later the Oregon Territory of the
United States. The Spectator was the first American newspaper to be published
west of the Rocky Mountains and was the main paper of the region used by
politicians for public debate on the current topics of the day. As result of
financial problems, the paper ceased publication in 1855.

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                                 Front page of the paper from April 30, 1846 

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THE NUMBER-ONE SONG ON THIS DATE IN 1972

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DON MCLEAN 2

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COMEDY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1967

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                           Pictured from left to right,Tom and Dick Smothers

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a TV comedy and variety show hosted
by the Smothers Brothers (above). It aired on CBS until September 15, 1969. The
series showcased new musical artists.

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