Archive for April 8th, 2012

THE 1950 ZENITH ‘’COBRA-MATIC’’

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BROADCAST JOURNALIST DEAD AT 93!

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     Myron Leon
"Mike" Wallace (May 9, 1918 – April 7, 2012)

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HAPPY HOLIDAY FROM PDX RETRO!

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COMEDIAN SHECKY GREENE IS 86 TODAY

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Shecky Greene ((born Fred Sheldon Greenfield) is known for his nightclub
performances in Las Vegas as a headliner for more than thirty years. His
first gig in Vegas was in 1953. He has appeared in several films, including
History of the World, Part l (1981) and Splash (1984). He also made guest
appearances on TV shows such as Mad About You, Laverne & Shirley,
Love American Style, and Combat.

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‘’AMERICA’S SWEETHEART’’ MARY PICKFORD

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                          Mary Pickford (April 8, 1892 – May 29, 1979)

Mary Pickford was a Canadian-born motion picture actress, co-founder of United
Artists film studio and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion
Pictures Arts and Sciences. She is considered to be a significant figure in the
development of motion picture acting. The American Film institute named her
24th among the greatest female stars of all time. Pickford married Douglas
Fairbanks on March 28, 1920.

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1926

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1929

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