Archive for August 17th, 2012

HE WAS UNCLE DON WRIGHT ON 62 KGW

UNCLE DON WRIGHT KGW 1973 

Don Wright in 1973 as the morning drive Disc Jockey at KGW radio. He is now
owner and keynote speaker of Don Wright Productions, a business consulting service in Portland since 1985.  
 

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         DON WRIGHT TODAY

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MAUREEN O’HARA IS 92 TODAY

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MAUREEN O'HARA at Temple Bar to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Irish Film Institute
Dublin, Ireland - 26.09.04
Credit:WENN (Newscom TagID: wennphotos026385)     [Photo via Newscom]

Maureen O’Hara is a icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She is often
remembered for her on-screen chemistry with John Wayne. They
made five films together: Rio Grande (1950,The Quiet Man (1952),
The Wings of Eagles (1957), McLintock! and Big Jake (1971).

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NICE PLACE TO BE ON A HOT DAY!

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Saddle Mountain and Seaside, Oregon, ca.1930.

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Trails End, Seaside, Oregon, and Tillamook Head, ca.1940

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Seaside, Oregon, ca.1950.

 

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ROBERT DE NIRO HAS TURNED 69

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Robert De Niro 2012

The first major film roles for actor, director and producer Robert De Niro were
in Bang the
 Drum Slowly and Mean Streets, both in 1973. In 1974, he played 
the young Vito Corleone in The Godfather Part II, a role that won him the
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also earned a best actor 
Oscar for his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. 

Robert  DeNiro was also nominated for an Academy Award for his roles in
Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver (1976) and Cape Fear (1991). In addition, he 
received nominations for his acting in Michael Cimino‘s The Deer Hunter
(1978) and Penny Marshall‘s Awakenings (1990).  

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Robert DeNiro in his debut film  "The Wedding Party"
in 1963,

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DeNiro in “Cape Fear”

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MOST ORDER OF FLOWERS ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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A florist adds more floral arrangements to the overflowing collection of
flowers that cover the ground at the mausoleum where singer Elvis
Presley was entombed during funeral services on August 18, 1977 in
Memphis, Tenn..

Florists’ Transworld Delivery (FTD) reported that in one day the number of orders
for flowers to be delivered to Graceland had surpassed the number for any other
event in the company’s history.

 

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