TODAY IN HISTORY

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Groucho Marx (left) and Johnny Carson



Rare (poor quality) audio clip of
Groucho Marx introducing Johnny
Carson, the new host of the Tonight Show

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TELEVISION DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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Original television run on NBC: October 1, 1952  – 1961


This Is Your Life
was a documentary series originally broadcast on
NBC radio from 1948 to 1952. It made the switch to television in 1952
and ran until 1961. The original host was the shows producer Ralph
Edwards.

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Ralph Edwards

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1921

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Deborah Kerr (born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer in Scotland)
(September 30, 1921 – October 16, 2007)

Kerr danced with Yul Brynner in the classic 1956 film, The King and I
and was nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Actress,
but never won. She originally trained as a ballet dancer.

From Here To Eternity Poster

 

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SERIES FIRST HEARD ON THIS DAY IN 1930

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Death Valley Days originated as an anthology series on the NBC Blue Radio
network. It featured true stories of the old West, particularly the Death Valley
area in California. Created in 1930 by Ruth Woodman, the program was aired 
on radio until 1945. It continued from 1952 to 1975 as a syndicated TV series. 



Tonight’s Broadcast "The Burro Who Had No Name"

Original Air Date: June 17, 1938
Episode Number: 398


 

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Jack Macbryde was the Old Ranger, the host
of the radio program

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)


1955

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