RENE RUSSO TURNED 57 TODAY

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Rene Marie Russo is a former model turned actress. Russo made her
television series debut in 1987, with a supporting role in the ABC series
Sable.Two years later, she made her debut in film as the girlfriend of the
Tom Berenger character in Major League (1989) . Her breakthrough role
is generally considered to be her part as internal affairs detective Lorna
Cole in Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) and Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).

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Rene Russo with Mel Gibson in Lethal Weapon 3

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Rene Russo in a scene from Major League

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Rene with Clint Eastwood from the film In The Line of Fire

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MAYOR TERRY SHRUNK MEETS WITH REPORTERS IN 1957

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Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk , left, is shown here with KGW-TVs Tom Dargan, center, and reporter Ivan Smith, far right. Schrunk held the news conference to deny bribery allegations following a gambling raid in 1955 when he was still sheriff of multnomah County.

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LAST SHOW WAS ON THIS DATE IN 1985

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The Dukes of Hazzard  originally aired on the CBS television network beginning
on January 26, 1979. It was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners.Throughout
its TV run, "The Dukes of Hazzard" featured many newcomers as well as guest
appearances by established country stars. The theme song “The Good Ol’ Boys”
was written and performed by Waylon Jennings. He was also the shows narrator.  

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The main stars of the show were from left to right, John Schneider as ”Bo” Duke,
Catherine Bach as cousin Daisy Duke, and Tom Wopat as “Luke” Duke.

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Shown above is the shows other star, The General Lee, a 1969 Dodge Charger

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TV SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DATE IN 1969

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This is Tom Jones was a British variety series starring Tom Jones. The show
was exported to the United States by ITC Entertainment and was networked
there by ABC-TV. The series ran between 1969 and 1971 for a total of 65 
color episodes. The show featured guest appearances by many top actors, 
comedians and singers of the time, including Bob Hope.

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                                       Tom Jones, then and now

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COMEDY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1967

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                           Pictured from left to right,Tom and Dick Smothers

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a TV comedy and variety show hosted
by the Smothers Brothers (above). It aired on CBS until September 15, 1969. The
series showcased new musical artists.

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