Archive for August 14th, 2012

IT’LL TICKLE YORE INNARDS !

mountain dew

The original formula of Mountain Dew was invented in the 1940s as a mixer for hard liquor by Tennessee beverage bottlers Barney and Ally Hartman. A revised formula
was created in 1958. The Mountain Dew brand and production rights were acquired
by the Pepsi-Cola company in 1964 and distribution expanded more widely across
the U.S. 



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EARLY ISSUE OF THE OREGON JOURNAL

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November 12, 1918,  End Of World War l

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“WELCOME BACK KOTTER” ACTOR HAS DIED AT 63

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  Ronald Gabriel "Ron" Palillo (April 2, 1949 – August 14, 2012)

(Fox News) – Ron Palillo, who played Horshack on the hit 1970s ABC-TV
sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," died Tuesday morning at his home from
an apparent heart attack, his rep confirms to FoxNews.com. 

 

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STEVE MARTIN IS 67 TODAY

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Martin’s Senior class photo, 1963 year book 

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Stephen Glenn "Steve" is a multi-talented comedian/actor/writer/musician
and composer who came to notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers
Comedy Hour
, and later became a frequent guest on The Tonight Show 
In the 1970s, In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Martin at sixth place in
a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics.

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JAPAN SURRENDERED ON THIS DAY IN 1945

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sailor kiss
The famous VJ Day kiss

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