Archive for August 22nd, 2012

COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY IN 1938

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This Life magazine cover advertised the latest Astaire-Rogers film Carefree,
and was signed by Fred Astaire. It recently sold for $600.

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IT WAS ON A SATURDAY NIGHT BACK IN 1958

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FILMED ON THIS DAY IN 1969

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THE BEATLES IN PORTLAND ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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The Beatles on stage at Memorial Coliseum

The Beatles performed two shows at Portland’s Memorial Coliseum (3:30pm & 8pm), before a total of 20,000 people that Sunday. The band’s set list featured 11 songs.

The support acts on the bill were Brenda Holloway and the King Curtis Band, Cannibal
& The Headhunters, Sounds Incorporated, and The Young Rascals.

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THE NEW KISN WILL BROADCAST THE ENTIRE PORTLAND CONCERT TODAY. 
BE LISTENING AT 10AM – 12 NOON- 3PM AND 7PM.  www.goodguyradio.com

 


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FILMING OF FIRST MOVIE ON THIS DAY IN 1956

  
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Three days after signing with Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley began
filming his first movie, The Reno Brothers, later renamed Love Me Tender,
shortly after his double sided hit, "Don’t Be Cruel" / "Hound Dog", reached
number one.

 

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Elvis with a prop knife on the set during the filming of ‘Love Me Tender’

 

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Elvis Presley signs an autograph on the set of his first movie

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