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PORTLAND’S PAST

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PORTLAND POSTCARD ~ 1908

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Harbor Scene

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POPCORN MAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN

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Orville Clarence Redenbacher (July 16, 1907 – September 19, 1995)

After graduation from Purdue University, he started a very successful
fertilizer company, devoting his free time to improving popcorn.

Redenbacher was found dead in the Jacuzzi of his condominium in 
Coronado, California. Authorities determined he had suffered a heart 
attack and drowned. He was cremated and his ashes scattered at
sea. 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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      teletype print

      Ross-ap-3
      Ross Simpson

 

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

poison ivy

poison ivy 45

"Poison Ivy" went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard
Hot 100
chart. It was their third top-ten hit of that year following
"
Charlie Brown" and "Along Came Jones."

poison ivy thurman
Poison Ivy (Uma Thurman) from Batman,
1997

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