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TIM MAGUIRE

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On this day in 1946, Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and
founder of the Gestapo, poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled execution.

             Trial prosecutors

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On this day in 1951, "I Love Lucy" premiered on CBS-TV. It ran
until May 6, 1957 with a total of 180 (including the ‘lost’ original
pilot and Christmas episode) half-hour episodes spanning 6 
seasons. “I Love Lucy” became the most watched show in
the United States in four of its six seasons, and was the first
to end its run at the top of the Nielsen ratings. In 2012, “I Love
Lucy” was voted the ‘Best TV Show of All Time’ in a survey
conducted by ABC News
and People Magazine.

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Filming “I Love Lucy” with a studio audience.

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Lucy & TV Guide”1953-2013

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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ED DONAHUE

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On this day in 1777, the Battle of Saratoga was won by American
soldiers during the Revolutionary War.

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It was on this day in 1881. A picture from the Police Gazette,
showing a dying President Garfield being comforted by his
wife.

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A 1954 Topps trading card depicting Garfield’s assassination
by Charles Guiteau. He was assassinated after only a few
months in office as the 20th president of the United States.



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James Abram Garfield
(November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881)

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The sitcom was created by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns that
aired on
CBS on this day in 1970 and ran until 1977. The show
received high praise from critics during its run with 29
Primetime
Emmy
Awards
, including the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding 
Comedy Series
three years in a row (1975–1977) and earned
Moore the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress 
in a Comedy Series
three times (1973, 1974, 1976) and continues
to be honored long after the final episode aired. In 2013, the Writers 
Guild of America
ranked The Mary Tyler Moore Show No. 6 in its
list of the 101 Best Written TV Series of All Time.

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The set within a set of The Marry Tyler Moore Show.

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TV ACTRESS CHARLOTTE RAE IS DEAD AT 92

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Charlotte Rae (Lubotsky)  (April 22, 1926 – August 5, 2018)

(Fox  News) – Charlotte Rae, the Emmy and Tony-nominated actress who entertained TV audiences as Mrs. Garrett on "The Facts of Life" and
"Different Strokes,"

The actress passed away Sunday in her home in Los Angeles, surrounded
by family, according to her publicist, who did not provide a cause of death.

Rae was best known for her role as beloved housemother Edna Garrett,
who first appeared on "Diff’rent Strokes" in 1978 before earning her own
spinoff, "The Facts of Life," the following year.
 


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Diff’rent Strokes aired on NBC from November
3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on
ABC from
September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986.

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The spin-off of Diff’rent Strokes that originally aired on NBC
from August 24, 1979 to May 7, 1988, making it one of the
longest-running sitcoms of the 1980s.

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MIKE GRACIA

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The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army
ended on this day in 1836. The Mexican army of three thousand
men defeated the 189
Texas volunteers.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision on this day in 1857, 
ruled that blacks could not sue in federal court to be citizens.

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Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni   
(March 6, 1475 – February 18, 1564) 

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Most Famous Works Of Art: The Creation Of Adam by Michelangelo

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On this day in 1981, Walter Cronkite (above) appeared in the last 
airing of "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite." He had been
on the job 19 years.

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Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009)

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Ed McMahon (left) and
Johnny Carson (right) began their long association in
their first TV series, the
ABC game show Who Do You Trust?, running from
1957 to 1962. Then afterwards, McMahon would make his famous thirty-year
mark as Carson’s
sidekick, announcer and second banana on NBC‘s highly successfully The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson from 1962 to 1992.
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Rob Reiner, actor, writer, director, producer, and activist, is 71 
years old today.

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FORMER SITCOM STAR HAS DIED AT 94

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Baby Rose Marie was a popular radio personality in 1928.

Rose Marie celebrated her 94th birthday on Aug. 15 at her home in the San Fernando Valley.

Rose Marie Mazzetta
(August 15, 1923 – December 28, 2017)

(FoxNews) – Rose Marie, the actress made famous for her role as Sally
Rogers on famed 1960 sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died.

The news comes from the star’s official Twitter account, which stated
she had passed at her home in Van Nuys California.
 

Rose Marie, left, with fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, seated, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ in the early 1960s.
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From left: Rose Marie,fellow cast members Mary Tyler Moore, Morey Amsterdam and Dick Van Dyke, front, on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’
in the early 1960s.

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