Archive for August 19th, 2012

CAMP IN COMFORT WITH WHITE STAG ~ 1954

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SINGER HAS PASSED AWAY AT 73

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               Scott McKenzie (Philip Wallach Blondheim

                      (January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012)

Scott McKenzie had been extremely ill recently and passed away at his
home in Los Angles following a two week hospital stay. He is best known
for the 1967 generational anthem, "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear
Flowers in Your Hair)
".


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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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ESPONAGE CONVICTION ON THIS DAY IN 1960

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U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers (center) during his Soviet tribunal

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The Lockheed U-2

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Wreckage of the downed spy plane

 

 

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