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BROADCAST DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1929

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Gertrude Berg (born Tillie Edelstein) played Molly 
Goldberg

The Goldbergs is a domestic comedy-drama featuring
the home life of a Jewish family living in the Bronx. The
program was devised by writer-actress Gertrude Berg
who also starred as the lovingly meddlesome matriarch
Molly Goldberg. The 15-minute program was broadcast
from 1929 to 1946, first on NBC, later moving to CBS in 
1936.

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Tim Maguire

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Tim Maguire

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BEHIND THE MASK EXHIBITON IMAGE
Jodie Foster (Alicia Christian Foster) is 52 years young today

Foster appeared in Coppertone sunblock commercials at the age
of three.

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APOLLO 12 LANDING ON THIS DAY IN 1969

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Apollo 12 was launched at 11:22:00 a.m. EST on November 14, 1969. The
mission plan called for a landing in the Oceanus Procellarum, or Ocean of
Storms, area of the Moon. The post-flight evaluation of the mission was that
all goals had been successfully completed.

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EPIC FILM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Ben-Hur, a remake of the 1925 silent film with the same name, premiered at
Loew’s State Theatre in New York City. It was the fastest-grossing as well as
the highest grossing film of 1959 and also had the largest budget at $15.175
million with the largest sets built for any film produced at the time.

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Charlton Heston

 

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