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                                                                         Mike Gracia

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Carrie Frances Fisher is 58 today

Carrie Fisher appeared in Las Vegas shows with her mother, Debbie
Reynolds
, when she was twelve. She also wrote the bestselling novel,
Postcards from the Edge.

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SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The Twentieth Century
was a half-hour documentary series televised
by  CBS. The premiere episode aired on Sunday October 20, 1957
and ran until 1966. It was hosted and narrated by Walter Cronkite. It
covered historical events and consisted of newsreel footage along
with interviews. The sponsor of the show was Prudential Insurance
Company of America.  

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Walter Cronkite

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                                                                               Tim Maguire

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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This single peaked for three weeks at #4 on the Billboard pop singles chart
in December 1967. It became the Miracles highest charting popular single
since "Shop Around". The song also topped the Billboard Black Singles
Chart
and was a million-selling hit for The Miracles, their sixth overall.

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                                                                                       Nancy Lyons

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