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BALL TEAM FOUNDER HAS DIED AT 96

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Harry Glickman Receives Award from Hall of Fame | Portland Trail ...
Harry Glickman (May 13, 1924 – June 10, 2020)

Glickman was a Portland, Oregon journalist, promoter, and sports
executive. He was one of the founders of the
Portland Trail Blazers,
and the team’s president from 1987 to 1994.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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THE FIRST ACADEMY AWARDS WAS IN 1929

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The first Academy Awards ceremony was held in Hollywood on May 16, 1929
with a mere 270 guests. The name Oscar would not used for another few
years. Emil Jannings was the first Best Actor and Janet Gaynor Best Actress.

The first 12 winners (and the 20 films that were given an honorary scroll of commendation) had already been revealed in the Los Angeles Times three
months earlier.

The inaugural awards were the only time in Academy history that the
ceremony wasn’t broadcast in some way; even a year later it was covered
live on radio.

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Emil Jannings with his Best Actor statuette.

Douglas Fairbanks presents Janet Gaynor with the first Academy Award for Best Actress, for her work in Seventh Heaven   
Douglas Fairbanks presents Janet Gaynor with the
first Academy Award for Best Actress, for her work
in Seventh Heaven.

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William C Demille, President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture
Arts And Sciences hands an Oscar to Mary Pickford (with Warner
Baxter and Hans Kraly looking on) at the first ceremony in 1929.

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FAMOUS ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1901

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William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960)


Leading man Clark Gable was nominated for the Academy Award for Best
actor for his portrayal of Rhett Butler in
Gone with the Wind (1939). He
gained additional
acclaim for his roles in The Misfits (1961), Mutiny on
the Bounty
(1935), and Manhattan Melodrama (1934). His last film was
The Misfits, which was also
Marilyn Monroe‘s last film. Gable worked
at an Ohio tire company after dropping out of school at age 16.

Clark Gable entered the U.S. Army Air Forces where was awarded military
honors for service, they are: the
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal,
American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign
Medal
, and World War II Victory Medal. He was a qualified aerial gunner
having received his
wings upon completion of flexible gunnery school
at Tyndall field. Gable held the rank of Major when discharged in 1944.

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