ONE ORIGINAL BAND MEMBER REMAINS

Don Wilson of THE VENTURES Performing June 3, 2018 - 2 of 2 - YouTube

Don Wilson (above) continues to record with The Ventures, but 

retired from touring at the end of 2015. With Nokie Edwards’
death in 2018, Wilson is now the lone surviving member of the
original group.

 

Nokie Edwards, Whose Guitar Drove the Ventures, Dies at Is Dead at 82 - The New York Times


The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band, formed in

1958 in Tacoma, Washington, by Don Wilson (center) and Bob
Bogle
(right) (January 16, 1934 – June 14, 2009). While their

popularity in the United States waned in the 1970s, the group
remains especially revered in Japan, where they tour regularly
to this day. The classic lineup of the band consisted of Wilson
(rhythm guitar), Bogle (initially lead guitar, switched to bass),
Nokie Edwards (front) ((May 9, 1935 – March 12, 2018) initially
bass, switched to lead guitar), and Mel Taylor
(drums)
(September 24, 1933 – August 11, 1996).

 

 

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KENNEDY/NIXON DEBATE ON THIS DAY IN 1960

Richard Nixon; John F. Kennedy; Howard K. Smith

Presidential candidates Sen. John Kennedy, left, and Vice President Richard Nixon face each other in a Chicago television studio as they debated. In center is Howard K. Smith, moderator. Four members of
the panel are in foreground.

 

For the first time in U.S. history, a debate between major party presidential candidates is shown on television. The presidential hopefuls, John F.
Kennedy
, a Democratic senator of Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon,
the vice president of the United States, met in a
Chicago studio to discuss
U.S. domestic matters. Kennedy emerged the apparent winner from this
first of four televised debates.

 

The first televised debate

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REMEMBER THIS RADIO/TELEVISION SERIES

Amazon.com: Dangerous Assignment: Brian Donlevy, Herbert Butterfield, Bill Karn, Robert Ryf, Adrian Gendot, Al C. Ward

 

Dangerous Assignment was an NBC radio drama starring Brian Donlevy
broadcast in the US 1949–1953, a syndicated television series
distributed in from 1951–52 (also starring Brian Donlevy), and an
Australian radio series broadcast from 1954-56 as remakes of the
original American  radio scripts.

 

 

  Amazon.com: Dangerous Assignment: The Complete Television Collection: Brian Donlevy, Various: Movies & TV  

Brian DONLEVY : Biography and movies
Waldo Brian Donlevy (February 9, 1901 – April 6, 1972)

 

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BARBARA WALTERS IS 91 TODAY

Newscaster Hugh Downs, host of 'Today' show and '20/20,' dead at 99 | US & World News | azfamily.com

Barbara Walters Saying 2020 Over & Over Again Is the Perfect Way to Start Your Year | Barbara Walters | Just Jared
Broadcast journalist Barbara Jill
Walters has been working in the
field of journalism since 1952.

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HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF!

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