Archive for March 10th, 2017

AUTHOR HAS DIED AT AGE 77

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Robert James Waller (August 1, 1939 – March 10, 2017)

(AP) – Robert James Waller, whose best-selling, bittersweet 1992 novel
"The Bridges of Madison County" was turned into a movie starring Meryl
Streep and Clint Eastwood and a Broadway musical, has died in Texas.  

A longtime friend, Scott Cawelti of Cedar Falls, Iowa, said Weller died
early Friday at his home in Fredericksburg, Texas. He had been
fighting multiple myeloma, a form of cancer.

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A REMINDER FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG

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SHARON STONE IS 59 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Sharon Vonne Stone was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Actress Sharon Stone became famous for her seductive role in the 1992 film,
Basic Instinct. She also received a Golden Globe Award for her work in the
movie Casino (1995). She quit school to become a fashion model in New
York City.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-born American scientist best
known as the inventor of the telephone, was granted the first official patent for
his telephone on this day in 1876,

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In 1969, James Earl Ray pleads Guilty to the murder of Martin
Luther King Jr.

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