Archive for February 9th, 2015

RETIRED RADIO NEWSCASTER, DEAD AT 75

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Jim Howe (1940 – 2015) lost his fight with cancer on Friday February
6. He became a member of the KEX (1190) news staff in 1962 and continued with the Portland station for 39 years.

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OWN A BAT MASTERSON TWIRLING CANE

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The Bat Masterson TV show was a 30 minute, western action series on NBC
with an original run from  October 8, 1958 to June 1, 1961. It starred Gene
Barry.

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Gene Barry (Eugene Klass) 
(June 14, 1919 – December 9, 2009)

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NEWSMAKERS ON THIS DAY

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Tim Maguire

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     TheBeatles630_OnEdSullivanShow

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NUMBER-ONE RECORD ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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"Paul" was the song’s writer,
Ray Hildebrand, a student at TexasHoward
Payne
University
, a Baptist institution in the city of Brownwood. "Paula"
was Jill Jackson, the niece of the owner of the boarding house where
Ray lived. The song was originally titled "Paul and Paula", taking
inspiration from the Annette Funicello hit "Tall Paul".

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