Archive for March 4th, 2013

GOSPEL STANDARD ON THE ROCK CHARTS

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"Oh Happy Day" is a 1967 gospel music arrangement of an 18th century
hymn recorded by the Edwin Hawkins Singers. It became an international
hit in 1969, reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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CELEBRATING 100 YEARS THIS WEEK!

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Early postcard of the Benson Hotel

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“The Benson” in 1920

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Portland’s Benson Hotel, briefly known as the New Oregon Hotel, opened 
March 5, 1913 at 309 Southwest Broadway. The hotel was named after the
notable businessman and philanthropist Simon Benson.
 


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                   Simon Benson
(October 2, 1852 – August 5, 1942)

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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PAULA PRENTISS IS 75 TODAY

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paula prentess today

Paula starred with husband Dick Benjamin in the CBS sitcom
’He and She’ (1967-1968). She is also known for her roles in
’Where the Boys Are’ (1960), and ‘The Stepford Wives’ (1975).

 

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MAGAZINE DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1974

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The magazine People was originally called People Weekly and was, apart 
from its cover, printed in black-and-white. It is published by Time Inc. The
magazine maintains a single editorial bureau in Los Angeles and has a 
readership of 46.6 million adults.

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