Archive for January 18th, 2013

PORTLAND POST CARD FROM THE 1960s

Lloyd Center Mall Meier & Frank, Portland, OR 1960s

Photo of Meier & Frank (currently Macy’s) at Lloyd Center Mall

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LEADING MAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1904

cary grant yng

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                       Cary Grant
(Archibald Alexander Leach)  

                       (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986)

Grant was named the second Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American
Film
Institute
. He was known for both comedic and dramatic film roles such as
The Awful Truth (1937), Bringing Up Baby (1938), Gunga Din (1939), The
Bishop’s Wife
(1947),  North by Northwest (1959) and Charade (1963).

 

North by Northwest poster


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THE NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY!

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TALENT SHOW’S TV DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1948

Amateurhour

dumont TV logo

The television debut of The Original Amateur Hour was on the DuMont
Television Network with host Ted Mack. The show, which aired until 1954,
was a continuation of Major Bowes Amateur Hour which had been a radio
staple from 1934 to 1945.

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