Archive for August 30th, 2011

ENDORSED BY THE LEADING PHYSCIANS

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FRED MACMURRAY (AUG. 30, 1908-NOV. 5, 1991)

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Actor Frederick Martin "Fred" MacMurray  appeared in more than 100
movies and a successful television series during a career that spanned
nearly a half-century, from 1930 to the 1970s. MacMurray is well known
for his role in the 1944 film noir Double Indemnity with costar Barbara
Stanwyck. He later became known as Steve Douglas, the widowed head
of the family on My Three Sons,which ran on ABC-TV from 1960 – 1965 
and then on the CBS television network from 1965 – 1972.

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KUKLA, FRAN, & OLLIE FOR RCA WHIRLPOOL

 

The puppet show Kukla, Fran, and Ollie was one of television’s longest-
running children’s programs. It was aired live and unscripted.  

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HISTORIC CONFIRMATION ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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Thurgood Marshall

On June 13, 1967, President Johnson nominated Thurgood Marshall 
to the Supreme Court (below) following the retirement of Justice Tom
C. Clark, saying that this was "the right thing to do, the right time to do
it, the right man and the right place." Marshall was confirmed as an
Associate Justice by a Senate vote of 69–11 on August 30, 1967. He
was the 96th person to hold the position, and also the first African
American. He served until October 1991.       

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IT’S PEGGY LIPTON’S 65th BIRTHDAY

PEGGY LIPTON EARLY

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Peggy Lipton is a television actress, best known for her role as Julie
Barnes in the ABC series The Mod Squad (1968-1973). Lipton had a
successful career as a model before landing a contract with Universal
Pictures. She made her debut as a student at a private girl’s academy
in the NBC-TV sitcom The John Forsythe Show (1965-1966).

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