Archive for September 29th, 2011

SEASON PREMIERE ON THIS DATE IN 1963

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My Favorite Martian
is a television sitcom that aired on CBS from Sunday
September 29, 1963 to May 1, 1966 for 107 episodes (75 in black and
white 1963 – 1965, 32 color 1965- 1966).

 

 

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PORTLAND POSTCARD ~ BROADWAY & YAMHILL IN 1916

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NUMBER 1 WITH A BULLET ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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“It’s All In The Game” is #38 on Billboard’s All Time Top 100

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BROADCASTERS DEBUT ON THIS DATE IN 1930

 
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During the 1920s, Lowell Thomas was a magazine writer and editor. It was
on September 29, 1930 that he debuted as a broadcaster with the NBC radio
Blue network, delivering a nightly news and commentary program. Thomas
later worked for CBS News during his long globetrotting career. He was
inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989. Lowell Thomas died in
1981 at age 89.  

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‘’THE KILLER’’ IS 76 TODAY!

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Jerry Lee Lewis is a early pioneer of the rock and roll era. He is the last surviving
member of both Sun Records’ “Class of 55” and the Million Dollar Quartet which,
both together, included Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, and Elvis Presley.

Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, and his music contributions has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. In 2004,
Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him number 24 on their list of the 100
Greatest Artists of All Time. The Hit Parade Hall of Fame inducted
Jerry Lee in 2008.

Clip from The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beech-Nut Show, 1958

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