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Howard Hughes in Las Vegas

April 26th, 2007 · No Comments

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… in 1966 legendary movie producer Howard Hughes stayed at The Desert Inn for so long that when he was asked to leave he bought the hotel for seven million dollars and took over the entire 9th floor.
Credited with bringing corporate legitimacy to Las Vegas and running out the Mafia, [...]

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Siegfried and Roy’s Las Vegas

March 15th, 2007 · No Comments

During their thirty-plus years in Las Vegas, Siegfried & Roy have performed for more than 25 million people.
These German-American entertainers set a standard in spectacular stage shows and their show of magic and illusion became famous for including magnificent white tigers.
No other Las Vegas performers have been successful at matching the stage show of Siegfried [...]

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Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B. Goodman

March 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Oscar B. Goodman is the 19th mayor of Las Vegas voted into office in 1999. He was later re-elected for a second four-year term in April 2003 capturing 86 percent of the popular vote.
Known by many as, “the happiest mayor in the world, ” Goodman was born and raised in Philadelphia and holds a law [...]

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