Archive for May 16th, 2012

THE GOLDEN NUGGET MUSTANG FOR 1968

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SINGER-DANCER DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1990

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Sammy at 6 years old 

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Sammy Davis, Jr. in 1989

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sammy in studio

“I Gotta Be Me” was a surprise hit for Davis, peaking at #11
on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1969, and remaining
in the Top 40 for 11 weeks. It was Davis’ third highest
charting single on the Hot 100 chart.

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From left: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Frank Sinatra (the “Rat Pack”) 

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PORTLAND ROSE FESTIVAL ~ 1949

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Portland Fire Department Float

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ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1905

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     Henry Jaynes Fonda
(May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)

Henry Fonda was named the sixth-Greatest Male Star of All Time by the
American Film Institute.

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1957

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