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DANIEL CRAIG IS 49 TODAY

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Daniel Wroughton Craig was born in England.

Actor Daniel Craig was nominated for a BAFTA Award for his
debut as James Bond in Casino Royale in 2006. He then went
on to portray Bond in three more films: Quantum of Solace (2008)
Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015). Craig also starred in the film
Cowboys & Aliens (2012) alongside the legendary actor Harrison
Ford
.

 

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Daniel Craig appears in a scene from the 2001 film
Lara Croft.

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SERIES FIRST AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1940

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Jackson Beck (announcer), Joan Alexander (Lois Lane) and Bud
Collyer (Superman/Clark Kent).

The Adventures of Superman was a long-running radio serial that originally
aired as a syndicated show on New York City’s WOR and ran till March 1,
1951 on ABC radio and the Mutual Broadcasting System. 

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ACTOR NICK NOLTE IS 76 TODAY

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Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte was born in Omaha, NE.

Nick Nolte was nominated for seven major awards and won a Golden Globe
Award for his portrayal of Tom Wingo in the 1991 film, The Prince of Tides.

 

Prior to his acting career, he worked as a model, and was featured on a
campaign with actress Sigourney Weaver.

 

He made his film debut as the Town Gang Leader in the 1972 film, Dirty
Little Billy.


1982

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1989

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RADIO SERIAL BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1937

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Terry
and the Pirates was a radio serial adapted from the comic strip of the
same name
created in 1934 by Milton Caniff. When the late afternoon series
began, it was heard three times a week, sponsored by  Dari-Rich, airing on
NBC Red Network from November 1, 1937 to June 1, 1938. It switched to
NBC Blue Network on September 26, 1938, continuing until March 22, 1939.

Absent from the airwaves for over two years, it returned shortly before the
Attack on Pearl Harbor, heard in the Midwestern United States on the
Chicago Tribune
s WGN. That series, sponsored by Libby’s, aired five
days a week from October 16, 1941 to May 29, 1942. Ratings began to
drop in the post-WWII period until the final episode on June 30, 1948.

The central character, Terry Lee, was portrayed at various times by Jackie
Kelk
, Cliff Carpenter, Owen Jordan, and Bill Fein. Terry’s buddy Pat Ryan
was played by Bud Collyer, Warner Anderson, Bob Griffin, and Larry
Alexander.

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Jackie Daly Kelk
(August 6, 1923 – September 5, 2002)

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ROGER MOORE IS 89 TODAY

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Sir Roger George Moore

Roger Moore replaced Sean Connery as James Bond in 1973, and won
a Monte Carlo TV Festival Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. His other
major works include Ivanhoe (1958-1959), Maverick (1961), and The Saint
(1961-1969), where he played Simon Templar.

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