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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ACCLAIMED ACTOR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1925

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Tony Curtis
(Bernard Schwartz) (June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010)

The acting career of Tony Curtis spanned six decades, but his greatest popularity
was during the 1950s and early 1960s. He acted in more than 100 films in roles
covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. In later
years, Curtis made numerous television appearances.

Curtis was the father of actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis by his first
wife, actress Janet Leigh.

 

 


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FAVORITE TELEVISION WAR SERIES!

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Paul Burke


12 O’Clock High
is a drama series set in World War II. The series 
was originally broadcast on ABC-TV for two-and-one-half seasons
from September 18, 1964, through January 13, 1967. It was based
on the 1949 motion picture Twelve O’Clock High starring Gregory
Peck.

The TV series, a QM Production, follows the missions of the fictitious
918th Bomb Group of the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF), equipped
with B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombers.

Robert Lansing starred as Brigadier General Savage, leader of the
fictitious 918th Bomb Group of the U.S. Army Air Forces. He was
killed off at the start of season two in 1965 when Paul Burke moved
up to lead actor.


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