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RADIO SHOW BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1934

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Lux Radio Theatre was a radio show that ran on CBS from 1934–1955. Every
week they broadcast an hour-long adaptation of a popular film or
Broadway
play
, often starring members of the original cast.

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Left to Right: Cecil B. DeMille, unidentified actor, Gary Cooper, and
Helen Mack rehearsing "The Virginian" for a 1939 episode of Lux
Radio Theater.

With Jane Wyman.Publicity photo for Lux
Jane Wyman and Jimmy Stewart in the Lux Radio Theater
adaptation of the 1947 film “Magic Town”.

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Cary Grant and Greer Garson during a 1942 Lux Radio Theatre
broadcast of “Bedtime Story”.   
 
      
     


May 31, 1943

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PLAY OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won both the 1963 Tony
Award
for Best Play and the 1962–63 New York Drama
Critics’ Circle
Award for Best Play. It is frequently revived
on the modern stage. The
film adaptation was released in
1966.

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Playwright Edward Franklin Albee III 
(March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016)

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MIKE GRACIA

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Bob Stevens of American Media in Florida.

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On this day in 1988, during a debate between candidates for vice president of
the
U.S., Democrat Lloyd Bentsen (left) told Republican Dan Quayle, “You’re
no Jack Kennedy."

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On this day in 1962, "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It
was their first single.

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On this day in 1969, "Monty Python’s Flying Circus" debuted on BBC television. The British sketch comedy series, created by the comedy group Monty Python, aired until 1974.

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It was on this day in 2001.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1995.

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On this day in 1951.

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Bobby Thomson

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On this day in 1955, "Captain Kangaroo" premiered on CBS-TV.


Captain Kangaroo
is a children’s television series that aired weekday mornings
on the CBS television network for nearly 30 years, from October 3, 1955, until
December 8, 1984, making it the longest-running nationally broadcast children’s
television program of its day. The show was conceived and the title character
was played by Bob Keeshan who had portrayed the original Clarabell the Clown
on The Howdy Doody Show on NBC.

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Robert James "Bob" Keeshan (June 27, 1927 – January 23, 2004)

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"The Mickey Mouse Club" premiered on ABC-TV on this day in 1955
and aired intermittently as a variety show for children until 1996. It
was Walt Disney’s second venture into producing a
television series,
the first being the Walt Disney anthology television series, initially
titled Disneyland.

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TV SERIES DABUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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"The Twilight Zone" debuted on CBS-TV. The anthology series was created
and hosted by Rod Serling (above) and ran for 5 years for a total of 154
episodes.

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