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LONE RANGER GEAR SOLD AT AUCTION

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The above photo from A & S Auction Company of Waco, Texas shows the
outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances
as the character after retiring from television. The outfit was today sold by
the Texas auction house for $195,000.  

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Jack Clayton Moore (September 14, 1914 – December 28, 1999)

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TV WEATHERMAN IS 80 TODAY

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Willard as Ronald McDonald

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Willard Herman Scott, Jr.

Scott is best known for his TV work as the weatherman on The Today Show 
on NBC. He went into semi-retirement in 1996 and was succeeded by Al
Roker. He continues to appear twice a week on the long-running morning
show to wish centenarians a happy birthday. He is also the commercial
voice of Smucker’s  jellies which sponsors the birthday tributes on the
Today Show. A younger Willard Scott is also remembered as being 
the creator and original portrayer of Ronald McDonald.

 

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VERY VINTAGE HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

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Fun Fact: An early reference to wearing costumes at Halloween comes
from Scotland
in 1585.

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1922

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