Archive for April 21st, 2011

THIS WAS #1 ON THIS DATE IN 1958

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JOHNNY CARSON GOES POSTAL!

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CHARLES GORDIN IS 62 TODAY

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Charles Grodin is a actor, comedian, author and former cable talk show host. During
his early film career he played an obstetrician in the 1968 horror film, Rosemary’s
Baby
. He gained recognition as a comedy actor when he played the lead role in the
1972 film The Heartbreak Kid. Gordin’s career took a turn in 1992, when he played family man George Newton in the children’s comedy Beethoven, opposite Bonnie
Hunt. The film was a box-office hit, and he reprised the role in the 1993 sequel.

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Charles Gordin with Jeannie Berlin from The Heartbreak Kid

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Gordin in Rosemary’s Baby

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GREAT AMERICAN HUMORIST DIED ON THIS DATE IN 1910

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known
by his pen name Mark Twain, was a author and humorist. He is most noted for
his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), and its sequel, Adventures
of Huckleberry Finn (1885).

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SHINDIG! PERFORMANCE ON THIS DATE IN 1965

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