Archive for February 4th, 2014

PORTABLE ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER DEBUTED

first portable electric typewriter

It was on this day in 1957 that Smith-Corona Manufacturing Inc., of New York, began selling portable electric typewriters. The first machine, the model 5TE
(above),
weighted 19 pounds.

                      elec typrwriter ad

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

ap 3

                             ap radio mic

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SINGER FLORENCE LARUE IS 70 TODAY

the 5th deimension

florence larue

Award-winning singer Florence Larue has served as the first lead singer
of the group The 5th Dimension. They won a Grammy for their 1976 hit
song. Love Hangover. Larue starred in the 1978 Broadway musical Ain’t
Misbehavin’.

Larue earned an Associate’s Degree in Music from Los Angeles City College
and later received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from California
State
University
.
 

Florence LaRue #1 x300

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