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A FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA FROM 1969

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REAL RADIO RETURNS SEPTEMBER 1st!

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(1968)

 BOOKMARK: http://www.goodguyradio.com/

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RALPH EDWARDS (JUNE 13, 1913–NOV. 16, 2005)

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Ralph Edwards was a radio and television host and producer. His
broadcasting began in Oakland, California, working at KROW-AM
while still in high school. After graduating from high school in 1931,
Edwards worked his way through college at the University of California,
Berkley. After some part time announcing jobs, he got his big break in
1938 with a full time job for CBS on WABC (now WCBS-AM). In 1940,
Edwards created and hosted the NBC-TV game show Truth or
Consequences
.

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RALPH EDWARDS 'THIS IS YOUR LIFE'

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ALLY SHEEDY IS 49 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

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Actress Ally Sheedy arrives at the premiere of 'Harold' at the 62nd and Broadway Cinema in New York City, USA on April 30, 2008.   Photo by Gregorio Binuya/ABACAUSA.COM   (Pictured : Ally Sheedy) (Newscom TagID: krtabacaphotoslive396944)     [Photo via Newscom]

Ally Sheedy  is a film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. She  
is best known for her roles in The Breakfast Club (1985,) St. Elmo’s Firs (1985), Wargames (1983), and Short Circuit (1986). Sheedy started acting in local stage productions as a teenager. After appearing in several made-for-television films
in 1981, as well as three episodes of the NBC-TV series Hill Street Blues, she
made her feature film debut in Bad Boys (1983).

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Ally Sheedy in Wargames

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Ally with Number 5 in Short Circuit

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RICHARD THOMAS TURNED 60 TODAY

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Actor Richard Earl Thomas is best known for his role as budding author John-Boy
Walton in the CBS-TV drama The Waltons (1972-1981). Thomas was seven when
he made his Broadway debut in Sunrise at Campobello (1958) playing John Roosevelt, son of future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. His television career began in 1959 when a appeared in A Doll’s House with Julie Harris, Christopher Plummer and Hume Cronyn. Richard then began acting in daytime TV, appearing in soap operas
such as The Edge of Night in 1961 and As the World Turns, 1966-1967. Thomas
received his first major roles in film, appearing in the  1969 pictures Winning with
Paul Newman and Last Summer with Barbara Hershey.

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