Archive for October 2nd, 2011

NEW SUNDAY SHOW ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents
is a anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. It
premiered on Sunday October 2, 1955 and ran till May 10, 1965 on the CBS
television network. Time magazine named the show one of “The 100 Best TV
Shows of All-Time”.

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Alfred Hitchcock on the set during an opening segment of the show

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RECORDED 72 YEARS AGO TODAY

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INTERVIEW SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1953

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Person to Person
was a popular interview program on CBS-TV. It ran from Saturday October 2, 1953 to 1961. Renowned news reporter Edward R. Murrow hosted the
series until 1959. The long list of guests interviewed by Murrow included then-
Senator John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline, Elizabeth Taylor, Dean Martin,
Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Fidel Castro. With Person to Person, Murrow pioneered the concept of interviewing celebrities on television.

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Marilyn Monroe before her interview on Person to Person

 

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COMIC STRIP IS 61 YEARS OLD TODAY!

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Peanuts
is a syndicated daily and Sunday comic strip written and illustrated
by Charles M. Schulz (above), which ran from Sunday October 2, 1950, to
February 13, 2000, continuing in reruns afterward. The strip is considered
to be one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium,
with 17,897 strips published in all. Schulz died February 12, 2000.

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RONALD REAGAN’S FILM DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1937

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Love is on the Air
is a 1937 Warner Brothers film directed by Nick Grinde. It stars 
Ronald Reagan and June Travis. This was Reagan’s screen debut and for his 
work in the movie, Reagan received $200 a week. The film took just three weeks
to shoot and received generally positive reviews. The Hollywood Reporter was
especially generous in its praise, saying, "Love Is on the Air presents a new
leading man, Ronald Reagan, who is a natural, giving one of the best first
picture performances Hollywood has offered in many a day."

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