Archive for February 18th, 2013

ACTOR GEORGE KENNEDY IS 88 TODAY

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George Harris Kennedy, Jr. has appeared in over 200
film and TV productions. He is perhaps best known for
three of his roles: as the convict "Dragline" in Cool
Hand Luke
, for which he won an
Academy Award; as
airline mechanic Joe Patroni in all four of the 1970s
Airport
disaster movies; and as Captain Ed Hocken
in the Naked Gun series of
comedy films.

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Kennedy in Cool Hand Luke

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George Kennedy in a scene from Airport

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Leslie Nielsen (left) and George Kennedy from Naked Gun

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BOMBER JACKET BRINGS BIG BUCKS!

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CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) -The bomber jacket worn by President John
F. Kennedy (above) on Air Force One sold for $665,500 on Sunday, according
to the auction house. The jacket was among hundreds of auctioned items that
belonged to David Powers, a longtime aide of the president.

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HOLIDAY GREETING FROM PDX RETRO!

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Presidents’ Day was initiated by President Nixon in honor of all past
presidents of the United States, and set on the day when Washington’s
Birthday was celebrated.

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY ~

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John Joseph Travolta turned 59 today

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