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RADIO SERIES BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1929

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The Goldbergs
began on the NBC radio network as a weekly 15-minute program
called The Rise of the Goldbergs, going daily in 1931. The series moved to CBS
in 1936 with the title shortened to The Goldbergs. The program was devised by
writer/actress Gertrude Berg who portrayed Jewish matriarch Molly Goldberg.

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JOAN COLLINS IS 82 TODAY


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English born actress Joan Collins played Alexis Carrington on TV’s
Dynasty, which was a popular series in 1985.

Collins, an established author, maintains residences in London, Los
Angeles
, New York and France,describing her life as being "that of
a gypsy".

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EVENING SOAP BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1978

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Popular evening ‘soap-opera’ style television drama ran on CBS television until
1991, when low ratings caused it’s demise. The show spun off the longest-running
prime-time soap ever, KNOTS LANDING.

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JOSEPH CAMPANELLA IS 90 TODAY

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Joseph Campanella
Joseph Anthony Campanella was born in New York City, New York

Joseph Campanella is a character actor who has appeared in more than
two hundred television and film roles since 1955. He also starred in the
soap operas, Guiding Light and Days of Our Lives.

Before fame, he become one of the youngest skippers from the wartime
navy at age sixteen.

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Ken Curtis (left) and Joseph Campanella from an episode of 
Gunsmoke, 1968.

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LINDA EVANS IS 72 TODAY

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Linda Evans (Born Linda Evenstad in Hartford, Connecticut)

Evans gained notice for playing Audra Barkley in the ABC Western
television series, The Big Valley (1965–1969). She is best known
for the role of Krystle Carrington in the 1980s ABC prime time soap
opera
Dynasty, a role she played from 1981 to 1989.

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October 23, 1982

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