Archive for October 23rd, 2011

FLOATING LOGS IN OREGON CITY ~ 1908

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‘’LOL’’ WITH JONATHAN WINTERS

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Jonathan will turn 86 in November

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JOHNNY CARSON ~ AN AMERICAN ICON

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John William "Johnny" Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)

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THIS WAS #1 FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY

billboard hot 100

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1961

"Runaround Sue" sold over a million copies and achieved gold
disc status 

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Dion DiMucci turned 72 in July

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HEAD COACH ~ JOHN HEISMAN

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The Heisman Trophy

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John William Heisman
(October 23, 1869 – October 3, 1936)

John Heisman was a football player and college coach of football, basketball,
and baseball. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as coach
in 1954. The Heisman Trophy (shown above), is named for him and is awarded
annually to the season’s most outstanding college football player.

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Head Coach John Heisman (far right) and the team of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama (now Auburn University) football program
in 1896.

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