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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.

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

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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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SANDY KOZEL

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Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-born American scientist best
known as the inventor of the telephone, was granted the first official patent for
his telephone on this day in 1876,

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In 1969, James Earl Ray pleads Guilty to the murder of Martin
Luther King Jr.

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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1962   

           
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Francis Gary Powers (17 August 1929 – 1 August 1977).

                                

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1992

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1949 Broadway opening on this day.

 

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Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005)

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973)

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Original series on NBC: January 22, 1968 – March 12, 1973

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          1953

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