Archive for October 12th, 2013

BUYING A USED CAR IN PORTLAND ~

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THE ‘’BIG BLOW’’ OF 1962!

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The scoreboard at Gresham High School

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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       Tim Maguire

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ONE OF RADIO’S LONGEST RUNNING SHOWS

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   Bennett Kilpac

Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons was a 15-minute serial that was one of radio’s
longest running shows, from (October 12, 1937 to April 19, 1955). It aired on the
NBC Blue network until 1947, when it switched to CBS. The program was produced
by Frank and Anne Hummert. Mr. Keen and Mike Clancy were primarily homicide detectives. Bennett Kilpac (above) was the longest-running Mr. Keen; Philip Clarke
took over late in the run. and Jim Kelly was Mike Clancy. The series sponsors
included Whitehall Pharmacal Company, Dentyne, Aerowax, RCA Victor and
Chesterfield cigarettes.

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS AY IN 1963

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“Sugar Shack” spent five weeks on the Billboard chart and went
on to become the best selling single of the year.

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Pictured here from left to right is George Tomsco, original member and lead guitarist, Stan Lark, original bass player, Jerry MacNeish on drums, Wayne Jones on rhythm guitar and Jimmy Gilmer lead vocals.

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