Archive for June 18th, 2011

A FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA IN 1950

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BUD COLLYER (JUNE 18, 1908–SEPT. 8, 1969)

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Bud Collyer was a radio actor/announcer who became one of the nation’s
first major television game show stars. He is best remembered for his work
as the voice of Superman/Clark Kent in three media: radio, film and television.

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Collyer’s best-remembered radio role arrived in early 1940: the title role in The Adventures of Superman on the Mutual Broadcasting System. 

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In 1956, Collyer became equally, if not more, familiar as the host of a
new Goodson-Todman production, To Tell The Truth, on CBS-TV. 

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Bud Collyer was host of Beat The Clock which ran on CBS from 1950
to 1958 and ABC from 1958-1961.

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GREGORY PECK PLAYED THIS GREAT DAD IN 1962

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To Kill a Mockingbird

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WAR DECLARED ON THIS DATE IN 1812

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The war began as the U.S. declared war against Great Britain. The conflict 
was over trade restrictions. The two countries ultimately signed the Treaty 
of Ghent on December 24, 1814. News of the peace treaty took two months
to reach the U.S.,during which fighting continued until February 18,1815.The 
war opened a long era of peaceful relations between the United States and  
the British Empire. 

1812- Andrew Jackson

“The Battle of New Orleans” on January 9, 1815 was the climatic battle
in the the War of 1812 and the early career of General Andrew Jackson,
depicted in the above painting.  

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PAUL MCCARTNEY TURNED 69 TODAY

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Sir James Paul McCartney,is an English musician, singer-songwriter and
composer. Formerly of The Beatles (1960-1970) and Wings (1971-1981). He
is the most commercially successful songwriter in the history of popular music,
according to Guinness World Records.

 

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McCartney gained worldwide fame as a member of  The Beatles,
alongside George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and John Lennon.

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