Archive for October 15th, 2011

THE COMEDY TEAM OF BOB AND RAY

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Bob Elliott (born 1923) and Ray Goulding (1922-1990). The teams
career spanned five decades. 

 

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RICHARD CARPENTER TURNED 65 TODAY

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A young Richard and Karen Carpenter

Richard Carpenter

Richard Lynn Carpenter is best known as one half of the brother/sister duo
The Carpenters, along with his sister Karen Carpenter. He was a producer,
arranger, pianist and keyboardist, and occasional lyricist, as well as joining
with Karen on harmony vocals. Richard composed many of the Carpenters’
hits. Richard is currently mastering a new Christmas album to be released
sometime in the near future.

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MARK LENARD (OCT. 15, 1924–NOV. 22, 1996)

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Mark Lenard in the 1940s as Thomas Becket in the
University of Michigan play, "Murder in the Cathedral",
by TS Eliot.

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Mark Lenard as Sarek in Star Trek

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Lenard is best remembered for his portrayal as Spock’s father Sarek in
Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Animated Series and
later in Star Trek: The Next Generation. He also appeared in three Star
Trek feature films in 1984, 1986, and in 1991. Lenard played roles outside
the Star Trek series such as the prosecutor in Clint Eastwood’s 1968 film,
Hang ‘Em High.

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SITCOM SEEN FOR THE FIRST TIME ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

I Love Lucy ran from Monday October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957. The black-
and-white series aired on the CBS television network. I love Lucy was the
most watched show in America in four of its six seasons, and won five Emmy
Awards and received numerous nominations.The show is still syndicated in
many languages around the world.

 

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RIN-TIN-TIN DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin originally aired with 166 episodes on ABC 
from Friday October 15, 1954 until May 8, 1959.

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