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PORTLAND BACK IN 1949

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SW 1st & Alder

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THE NUMBER ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1974

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Steve Miller became 68 on October 5th

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TV VARIETY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
was a television variety show hosted by Arthur
Godfrey. The hour-long series aired on CBS from Wednesday, January 12, 1949
to June 1957 (as The Arthur Godfrey Show after September 1956), then again as
a half-hour show from September 1958, to April 1959. The show was live and often unscripted with Godfrey improvising. He never did a commercial for a product he
did not believe in.

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COMIC BOOK CHARACTER TV DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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                 Burt Ward                                                       Adam West 

Batman
is a television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same
name. It aired on the ABC-TV network for three seasons from Wednesday, January
12, 1966 to March 14, 1968 for a total of 120 episodes.

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FIRST ‘’HULLABALOO’’ ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Hullabaloo
is a musical variety series that ran in prime time on the NBC television network from Tuesday, January 12, 1965 through August 29, 1966. It featured the leading pop acts of the day with a different host presiding each week.

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