Archive for November 20th, 2010

BEFORE THE DIGITAL SCALE

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YOUNG AMERICA’S FAVORITES

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IT WAS A SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL!

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This Western drama started on radio beginning Saturday,
April 26, 1952 and ran till June 18, 1961. It was heard
on the CBS radio network(KOIN in Portland). The cast
included William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard
McNear as Doc Charles Adams,Georgia Ellis as Kitty
Russell, and Parley Baer as Dillon’s Deputy Chester
Proudfoot. The first episode was titled,”Billy The Kid”.
The show was set in Dodge City, Kansas during the
1870’s.
 
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The cast of Gunsmoke. Pictured in the
background is Star William Conrad,left,
and Charles Adams.Shown in front is
Georgia Ellis and Parley Baer.

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George Walsh, announcer for the series.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

 

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TODAY, VERONICA HAMEL IS 67

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Veronica Hamel co-starred with Daniel J. Travanti
as Public Defender Joyce Davenport on NBC’s
”Hill Street Blues”. It aired from 1981 to 1987. be careful out there!
Michael Conrad who played Sgt. Philip Freemason 
on the TV series.

HEY, LET’S BE CAREFUL OUT THERE”!

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WINDOWS TO THE WORLD

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The first version of Microsoft’s Windows operating 
system software was released on this date in 1985.

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