Archive for March 8th, 2015

BILL GATES FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

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NUMBER-ONE SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Venus
became Avalon’s first number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart,
where it spent five weeks atop the survey. The song also reached number
ten on the R&B chart. Al Martino was offered the song originally, but turned
it down.

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Frankie Avalon (Francis Thomas Avallone)
will be 75 on September 18.

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FROM PDX RETRO ~

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HISTORICAL NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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Sandy Kozel

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Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (Giuseppe Paolo MiMaggio) 
(November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999)

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MICKY DOLENZ IS 70 TODAY

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Young Micky Dolenz in Circus Boy on NBC/ABC from 1956
to 1958.

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George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. was born in Los
Angeles, California

Dolenz was in college when he was hired as the drummer and
lead singer for the 1960s rock band The Monkees.

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