Archive for June 16th, 2011

TV SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1952

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My Little Margie is a TV situation comedy that alternated between CBS and
NBC from 1952 to 1955. The series premiered as the summer replacement
for I Love Lucy, under the sponsorship of Phillip Morris cigarettes. When the
show moved to NBC for its third sea son in the fall of 1953, Scott Paper Co.
became the sponsor. The stars of the show were Gale Storm as Margie
Albright and Charles Farrell as her widowed father Vern Albright.  

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FILM RELEASED ON THIS DATE IN 1978

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Grease is an 1978 musical film directed by Randal Kleiser and based on
the 1971 musical of the same name. The film stars John Travolta, and
Olivia Newton-John. It was a box office success and its soundtrack album
ended 1978 as the second-best selling album of the year behind the
soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever, also a Travolta film.

 

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