FIRST NEWSPAPER ON THE PACIFIC COAST ~ ON THIS DATE IN 1846

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The Oregon Spectator, was a newspaper published from 1846 to 1855 in Oregon
City of what was first the Oregon Country and later the Oregon Territory of the
United States. The Spectator was the first American newspaper to be published
west of the Rocky Mountains and was the main paper of the region used by
politicians for public debate on the current topics of the day. As result of
financial problems, the paper ceased publication in 1855.

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                                 Front page of the paper from April 30, 1846 

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CARL WEATHERS ~ 63 TODAY

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Carl Weathers, former football player turned actor, is best known
for playing Apollo Creed in the Rocky film series (1976 – 1990).

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               carl with the raiders

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                 Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed in Rocky

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MISTER ED DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

The sitcom was in syndication until July 2, 1961. It then aired on CBS-TV
from October 1, 1961 until February 6, 1966. The show starred Alan
Young as Wilbur Post and Connie Hines as his wife Carol Post. The
horse (Mister Ed) was a Palomino and was voiced by former western 
film star Allan Lane.

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     Shown here are stars Alan Young, Mister Ed, and Connie Hines

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            Allan “Rocky” Lane, the voice of Mister Ed

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MICHAEL DORN IS 58 TODAY

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michael dorn as worf
Michael Dorn as Klingon Worf in the Star Trek: Next
Generation
and Deep Space Nine TV series.

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Michael Dorn was a regular on the NBC TV series “CHiPs”
which aired from 1977 to 1983. His first movie role  was in
ROCKY (1976).

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ALAN YOUNG HAS TURNED 91

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alan young and mister ed
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Actor Alan Young is best known for his
role as Wilbur Post in the CBS sitcom
”Mister Ed” which aired from 1961 to
1966.

allan lane
Allan “Rocky” Lane,the voice of
Mister Ed. He was a B-movie
Cowboy actor.

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