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ACTOR RICHARD ANDERSON DIES AT 91

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Richard Norman Anderson
(August 8, 1926 – August 31, 2017)

Richard Anderson, the actor best known for costarring simultaneously in the
popular 1970s television shows "The Six Million Dollar Man" and "The Bionic
Woman," is dead. A family spokesman Jonathan Taylor told The Associated
Anderson died of natural causes on Thursday.

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Lee Majors (left) and Richard Anderson in “The Six Million Dollar Man”

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REMEMBER THESE TV SPECIALS?

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Newspaper ad from 1980.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1997.

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Lech Walesa (standing), anti-communist leader of Solidarity in
Poland.

Poland’s Solidarity labor movement was born on this day in 1980 
with an agreement signed in Gdansk that ended a 17-day strike.

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Jack the Ripper’s first victim found dead in London on this day
in 1888.

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Itzhak Perlman in 1964.

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Itzhak Perlman is 72 years old today.

Perlman is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and pedagogue. Over
the course of his career, he has performed worldwide, and throughout the
United States, in venues that have included a State Dinner at the White
House
honoring Queen Elizabeth II, and a Presidential Inauguration, and
he has conducted the
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and the Westchester Philharmonic. In 2015, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Rocky Marciano (Rocco Francis Marchegiano)

(September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969)

On August 31, 1969, the evening before his 46th birthday,
Marciano was a passenger in a fatal small private plane
crash near an airfield outside Newton, Iowa
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The wreckage of the Cessna 172 lies under a large oak tree. Rocky
Marciano along with the pilot and another passenger died in the
crash.

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Sir George Ivan Morrison is 72 years old today.

Known as "Van the Man", singer/songwriter Van  Morrison
1950s, Much of his music is structured around soul music
and R&B, such as the popular single "Brown Eyed Girl”.

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IT’S THAT TIME TO SHINE UP WITH SHINOLA!

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

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