Archive for June 11th, 2011

CHAD EVERETT IS 75 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Chad Everett has appeared in over 40 films and television series but is
probably best known for his role as Dr. Joe Gannon in the medical drama
series Medical Center (below) which aired on CBS from 1969 to 1976.

CHAD EVERETT MEDICAL CENTER

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ADRIENNE BARBEAU IS 66 TODAY

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Adrienne Barbeau came to prominence in the 1970s as Broadway’s original Rizzo
in the musical Grease, and as Carol Traynor, the divorced daughter of Maude
Findlay (played by Beatrice Arthur) in the CBS sitcom Maude (1972-1978). In
the early 1980s, Barbeau starred in several horror and Sci-Fi films, including
The Fog (1980), Creepshow (1982), and Escape from New York (1981). During
the 1990s, she became known for providing the voice of Catwoman on Batman:
The Animated Series
.

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Adrienne in Creepshow

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IT’S PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL PARADE DAY!

fourth annual rose fest.

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FORESTRY BLDG ROSE CARNIVAL

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IT’S BIRTHDAY 71 FOR JOEY DEE TODAY

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Joey Dee formed the popular music group, Joey Dee and The Starliters.They are 
best known for their successful million-selling 1961 recording "Peppermint Twist”.

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RECORDED ON THIS DATE IN 1940

The Ink Spots

The Ink Spots helped define the musical genre that led to rhythm and blues,
rock and roll, and doo-wop. The groups release of  “Maybe” by Decca records
reached #2 on the chart that year. The Ink Spots version of the song was also
used as the ending theme for the first game of the Fallout franchise.

 

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