Archive for March 14th, 2013

MATHA’S IN TOWN!

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Motown music legend Martha Reeves is in Portland for two
shows beginning Thursday night at Jimmy Mak’s. She will be
reuniting with former Motown drummer and Portland’s own
Mel Brown.

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Mel Brown

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PORTLAND POSTCARD ~ 1909

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MOST DURABLE PORTABLES EVER BUILT!

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1957

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CARTOON CREATOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1920

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Hank Ketcham with his son Dennis, on whom the cartoon was based

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Henry King Ketcham (March 14, 1920 – June 1, 2001)

Hank Ketcham was a Painter and cartoonist who created Dennis
the Menace
comic strip in 1951. Ketcham was born in Seattle,
Washington and dropped out of the University of Washington
after one year and hitchhiked to California, hoping to work for
the Disney studios.

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sir Michael Caine
(Maurice Joseph Micklewhite) is 80 today

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