Archive for June 24th, 2016

HISTORIC HOTEL ~ THEN AND NOW

Ace Hotel Portland (below) is built on the site of the historic Clyde
Hotel. Built in 1912, the Clyde doubled as a station for the Oregon
Electric Streetcar.


1022 S.W Stark St.

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1974

The song "Sweet Home Alabama" by the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd
reached #8 on the charts in 1974 and was the band’s second hit single. The
song was written in reply to "Southern Man" and "Alabama" by Neil Young;
Young is noted by name in the song’s lyrics.

        

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ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED ON THIS DAY IN 1953


Engagement Portrait of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier.

Jacqueline Bouvier and then Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy publicly announce their engagement. Kennedy went on to become the 35th president
and Jackie, as she was known, became one of the most popular first ladies ever
to grace the White House.


President John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their
children, Caroline and John Jr., are seen on Easter Sunday
in 1963.

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A REVIEW OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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CARLATA BRADLEY


     


John Herbert
"Jackie" Gleason
(February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987)

 

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HEEEERE’S JOHNNY’S MOVIE DEBUT

The 1964 film Looking For Love was Johnny Carson’s movie debut. Carson used
to joke that the movie was so bad it was transferred to flammable nitrate film stock.

 

 

 

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Connie Francis and Johnny Carson from the film Looking For Love.

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