Archive for July 23rd, 2016

RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

The song "Cold as Ice" by British-American rock band Foreigner became
one of the best known songs of the band in the U.S., peaking at number
6 in the Billboard Hot 100. It was initially the B-side of some versions of the
"Feels Like the First Time" 45 rpm single.

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GATEWAY ‘COMPLETE’ SHOPPING CENTER


Fred Meyer in 1956 celebrating the second anniversary of Gateway Shopping Center with his wife Eva.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1918


Harold Peter Henry "Pee Wee" Reese
(July 23, 1918 – August 14, 1999)

Baseball player “Pee Wee” Reese was a 10-time MLB All-Star shortstop for the
Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1940 to 1958. He helped lead the team
to a World Series Championship in 1955. Reese got his nickname, "Pee Wee,"
by being a champion marbles player. After retiring in 1958, he became manager
of the the Dodgers’ and led the team to another World Series Championship
in 1959.

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