Archive for October 1st, 2011

JULIE ANDREWS ~ 76 TODAY

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Julie in The Sound of Music (1965) for which she was nominated
for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won a Golden Globe
for Best Actress-Musical or Comedy. 

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RADIO SHOW MADE TV DEBUT ON THIS DATE IN 1952

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This Is Your Life
is a television documentary series, originally hosted by
its producer, Ralph Edwards (above). It was broadcast on NBC from
Wednesday October 1, 1952 till 1961. Edwards revived the show in
1971-1972 and returned for some specials in the late 1980s, before
his death in 2005. This Is Your Life originated as a radio show on
NBC Radio airing from 1948 to 1952.

 

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ZOMBIE FILM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 

Night of the Living Dead
is a 1968 independent black-and-white zombie horror film directed by George A. Romero. It was completed on a $114,00 budget and, after
decades of cinematic re-releases, it grossed $12 million domestically and $18 million internationally. Night of the Living Dead was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry as a film deemed “Culturally, historically or aesthetically significant”.

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BEST SELLING SINGLE ON THIS DATE IN 1955

Broadway Mitch Miller 1968

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‘’SAM’S SHOW’’ IN 1952

SAM DONALDSON 1952

Sam Donaldson, retired reporter and ABC-TV news anchor, was in his teens
when this 1952 picture was taken of him behind the microphone at KEPO
radio in El Paso, Texas.  

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