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PORTLAND POSTCARD FROM 1911

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1904

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Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson Fogelson (9-29-1904 to 4-6-1996)

British born actress Greer Garson won an Oscar Award for her role in
Mrs. Miniver in 1942. She received seven Academy Award nominations
and was acclaimed as one of the top box office draws of the 1940s. She
intended to become a teacher, studying French and literature in college,
but instead became a Hollywood star.

         MrsMiniverPoster

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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 young Jerry

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Jerry Lee Lewis (“The Killer”) is 79 today



"Whole Lotta Shakin’" July 28, 1957 The Steve Allen Show

 

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1960

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Original television run (ABC/CBS): 9-29-1960 to 8-23-1972

The series was a cornerstone of the ABC and CBS lineups in the 1960s
and is second only to The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet as television’s
longest running live-action sitcom.

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