Archive for June 10th, 2017

ADAM WEST HAS DIED AT 88

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Adam West (William West Anderson)
(September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017).

Adam West was best known for his portrayal of the title role in the
1960s
ABC series Batman and its theatrical feature film. His acting
career began in films in 1959. West died in Los Angeles after a short
battle with leukemia.

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IT’S ROSE FESTIVAL PARADE DAY ~ 2017

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First Portland Rose Festival parade, SW 6th and Oak, 1907.


The idea for Portland, Oregon’s Rose Festival was presented to the public
in a speech by Mayor
Harry Lane (below) at the end of the Lewis and Clark
Centennial Exposition
in 1905. The first festival occurred in 1907.

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Harry Lane (1855-1917) The 35th Mayor
of Portland,
Oregon (1905 – 1909)


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Portland Heights float.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1967, Israel and Syria agreed to a cease-fire that
ended the Six-Day War.

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The Army of Yugoslavia began withdrawal from Kosovo on this
day in 1999. NATO had suspended air strikes in Yugoslavia after
Slobodan Milosevic agreed to the withdrawal.  

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Alcoholic Anonymous was founded by Dr. Robert Smith (left) and
William G. Wilson on this day in 1935.

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Little girl Garland

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1939

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Judy Garland (Frances Ethel Gumm)
(June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969)

Judy Garland began performing vaudeville
at the age of two and a half.

She received a Grammy Lifetime
Achievement Award posthumously
in 1997.

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It was on this day in 2004.

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Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004)

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