Archive for March 1st, 2015

VINTAGE MOVIE FILMED IN OREGON ~

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Movie poster for “Rachel and the Stranger,” shot in the Springfield-Eugene
area of Oregon.

While the western film “Rachel and the Stranger” had a low budget, it was RKO‘s
most successful film in 1948, making $395,000.

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Clip from the colorized version

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ROBERT CONRAD IS 80 TODAY

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Robert Conrad was born Conrad Robert Norton Falk in
Chicago, Illinois.

Conrad spent some time as a recording artist in his younger
years at Warner Bros. recording division. He suffered severe
nerve injuries following a head-on auto accident in 2003, which
left his right side partially paralyzed.

Original run on NBC: September 23, 1976 – April 6, 1978

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HISTORICAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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Mike Gracia

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Ronald William
"Ron" Howard is 61 today

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BRITISH TOUR BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Buddy Holly and the Crickets began their one and only UK tour at London’s
Trocadero Club, playing 25 dates of two sets a night. It proved to be a major 
influence on the British rock scene.

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           UK poster

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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"Best of My Love" was written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and J.D.
Souther
. It was originally included on their 1974 album On the Border
and was the
band’s first Billboard Hot 100 #1 single. It also topped the
easy listening chart for one week a month earlier. Billboard ranked it
as the No. 12 song for 1975.

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