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MEDLEY, NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1981

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The US Radio Records release with its famous forty-one word title. It is
(to date) the longest titled song to ever chart in Billboard.

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OLDEST NEWSPAPER ON THE WEST COAST

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January 6, 1859


The Oregonian
is a daily newspaper originating in Portland, Oregon, owned by 
Advance Publications. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper on the  
U.S. west coast and was founded as a weekly by Thomas J. Dryer on December 
4, 1850. The newspaper is the largest in the state of Oregon and the Pacific
Northwest by circulation and the
19th largest daily newspaper in the country.  

The Oregonian announced Thursday that it will reduce home delivery to 4
days and make reductions in staff as part of a series of changes, effective
October 1.

 

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Newspaper publisher Thomas J. Dryer

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COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DATE IN 1955

LIFE JUNE   20

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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BRIAN WILSON IS 71 TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson

Singer/songwriter Brian Wilson is a founding member of the Beach
Boys. He wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen Top 40 hits for the 
group. As the result of mental health issues, Wilsons contributions
to the Beach Boys diminished in the mid 1960s and he underwent
years of treatment and recuperation. He began a solo career for a
in 1988. Wilson remains a member of the Beach Boys corporation,
Brother Records Incorporated.

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