Archive for June 5th, 2012

PORTLAND’S ROSE FESTIVAL IN 3-D

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Very scarce 3 reel View-Master packet. Only a few exist today.


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The View Master viewer

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COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1944

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Schwinn ad from the above issue of Life Magazine

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NEW ALBUM RELEASED BY CAPITOL TODAY!

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The new Beach Boys album features original Beach Boys Brian Wilson, 
Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks. Some of the
songs from the album include “Think About The Days” and “Summer’s
Gone.”

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The Beach Boys (from left) Brian Wilson, David Marks,Bruce Johnston, Al Jardine and Mike Love.

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ANOTHER ASSASINATION ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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Robert Francis
"Bobby" Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)

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Robert F. Kennedy speaks to campaign workers at the Ambassador
Hotel minutes before being shot.


Following a brief victory speech delivered just past midnight on Thursday,
June 5 at
The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, Kennedy was shot by
Sirhan Sirhan. Mortally wounded, he survived for nearly 26 hours, dying
early in the morning of June 6.


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Senator Kennedy lies wounded on the floor of the Ambassador Hotel, 
after being shot by his assailant.  Kennedy’s wife Ethel is shown at 
lower left.

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Sirhan, Sirhan mug shot shortly after being arrested

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Recent mug shot of Sirhan

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HOPPY WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1895

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William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy with his horse Topper


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William Lawrence Boyd
(June 5, 1895 – September 12, 1972)

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In 1950, Hopalong Cassidy was featured on the first lunchbox to bear
an image, causing sales for Aladdin Industries to jump from 50,000 units
to 600,000 units in just one year.

 

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