Archive for April 4th, 2014

SONGWRITER IS DEAD AT 93

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     Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith
(April 1, 1921 – April 3, 2014)

Smith, who is best known for writing the crossover instrumental hit,
"Dueling Banjos" – died of natural causes Thursday (April 3) at his
home in Charlotte, N.C.

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FORMER CITY OFFICIAL HAS DIED AT 77

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PORTLAND — Charles Jordan, Portland’s first African-American city
commissioner and director of the city’s Park and Recreation Bureau, 
passed away at his home Friday after a long undisclosed illness. He
was elected in 1974 and served 10 years on the council. He was also
Portland’s parks director for 14 years before retiring in 2003.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. IS 49 TODAY

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Robert John Downey, Jr.

Robert made his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his father
Robert Downey, Sr.‘s film Pound (1970). He appeared in Weird Science
(1985) and starred in Air America (1990), and Soapdish (1991). Downey
starred as Charlie Chaplin, the title character in the 1992 film Chaplin,
earning him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He 
played the title character in Guy Ritchie‘s Sherlock Holmes (2009),
and again in 2011’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

Most recently, Robert Downey, Jr. played the role of Marvel superhero
Tony Stark / Iron Man in the live action film Iron Man (2008), a role he
reprised in Iron Man 2 (2010), and Iron Man 3 (2013).

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