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HER SKIRT WAS BLOWN UP ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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The famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, laughing as her skirt is
blown up by the blast from a subway vent, was shot during the
filming of The Seven Year Itch. The scene infuriated her husband,
Joe DiMaggio, who felt it was exhibitionist, and the couple
divorced shortly afterward.

According to Marilyn Monroe: The Private life of a Public
Icon
, the Hollywood bombshell loved filming the scene.

 

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Tom Ewell and Marilyn Monroe in a scene from the movie
The Seven Year Itch.

 

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Marilyn and Joe at the premiere for The Seven Year Itch.

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CLOSE-UP IMAGES OF THE MOON IN 1964

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Ranger 7, an unmanned U.S. lunar probe, took the first close-up
images of the moon—4,308 in total—before it impacts with the
lunar surface northwest of the Sea of Clouds. The images were
1,000 times as clear as anything ever seen through earth-bound telescopes.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) had attempted a similar mission earlier in the year—Ranger 6—but
the probe’s cameras had failed as it descended to the lunar
surface.

Ranger 7, launched from Earth on July 28, successfully activated
its cameras 17 minutes, or 1,300 miles, before impact and began
beaming the images back to NASA’s receiving station in
California.

              
 
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LLOYD CENTER NOSTALGIA FROM THE 1970’s

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Sandy’s camera shop at Lloyd Center with then Portland mayor
Mildred Schwab standing out front (second from right).

 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1984 ~

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Democratic presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale (right) named U.S. Rep.
Geraldine A. Ferraro of New York (left) to be his running mate. Ferraro was
the first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket.

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Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale turned 91 in January.

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Geraldine Anne "Gerry" Ferraro (August 26, 1935 – March 26, 2011)

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1945, the 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division of
the
U.S. Marines reached the top of Mount Surabachi. A photograph
of these Marines raising the American flag was taken by American
photographer Joe Rosenthal. He received the Pulitzer Prize for his
iconic World War ll photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima. it
became one of the best-known photos of the war and was actually
the second flag raised on that day in 1945.

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U.S. Marines with the first flag raised on Iwo 
Jima.The smaller flag was replaced with a
larger one (below). These photos were by
Navy photographer Louis Lowery.

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Photographer Joe Rosenthal, left, takes a group shot (below) 
of U.S. Marines after raising the flag atop Mt. Suribachi on Iwo
Jima.

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Joseph John Rosenthal (October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006)

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