Archive for February 14th, 2013

COMEDIAN BORN ON THIS DAY 1N 1894

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                             Jack Benny
(Benjamin Kubelsky)

                       (February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974)

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Jack Benny Show skit with Mel Blanc

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Benny had been a vaudeville performer before becoming
a national figure with The Jack Benny Program, a weekly
radio show that ran from 1932 to
1948 on NBC and from
1949 to 1955 on
CBS.

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THE STATE OF OREGON IS 154 TODAY!

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The Oregon Territory was created in 1848, and became the 33rd state on this
day in 1859. 


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                       Seal of the Oregon Territory

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Mount Hood, the highest point in the state at 11,249 feet

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Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast

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Crater Lake National Park is the fifth oldest national park in the U.S.and the
only one in the state of
Oregon

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                            State Seal of Oregon

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HOLIDAY GREETING ~

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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LONG-TIME BROADCASTER IS 92 TODAY

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Hugh Malcolm Downs is perhaps best known for his role as co-host
of the
NBC News program Today from 1962 to 1971, host of the game
show Concentration from 1958 to 1969, and anchor of the
ABC News
magazine 20/20 from 1978 to 1999. Downs was the announcer and
sidekick on NBC’s Tonight Starring Jack Paar.

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