Archive for August 11th, 2012

OREGON-WASHINGTON RAILROAD COMPANY

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‘’ALWAYS REFRESHING’’

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RIOTS BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1925

MIKE DOUGLAS YNG

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             Mike Douglas (Michael Delaney Dowd, Jr.)

                   (August 11, 1925 – August 11, 2006)

Douglas was a "Big Band" era singer, entertainer, and daytime
television talk show host who interviewed celebrities for 20 years.

His highest ratings came with a show co-hosted by John Lennon
and Yoko Ono. Bill Cosby credits Mike Douglas for his discovery.

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February 14, 1972

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