Archive for May 1st, 2014

GREETING FROM PDX RETRO ~

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Celebrating the first day of the month of May began as an ancient
Northern Hemisphere spring festival. It is usually a public holiday
and also a traditional holiday in many cultures. The celebration of 
May Day coincides with International Workers’ Day in countries 
with May Day festivities that include dancing and singing.
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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ross Simpson

        

            Citizenkane poster

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TV HOST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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Jack Paar in 1950

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Jack Harold Paar
(May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004)

Jack Paar hosted The Tonight Show on NBC from 1957
to 1962. He paved the way for Johnny Carson and others
before leaving television while still in his prime.

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