Archive for November 4th, 2011

BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETS IN ENGLAND

Buddy Holly and the Crickets

Buddy Holly and the Crickets appeared on BBC-TV’s ‘Off the Record” (above) on
March 14, 1958. The sequence below featuring “Maybe Baby” was specially
recorded for a national telecast after the group left Britain and returned to
the U.S.

 

 

Buddy Holly & The Crickets on “Off The Record”

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FIRST FEMALE GOVERNOR

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On this day in 1924, Nellie T. Ross of Wyoming was elected as the nation’s first
female governor to serve out the remaining term of her late husband, William B.
Ross who died of complications from an appendectomy. As the 14th Governor
of Wyoming she served from 1925 to 1927. On May 3, 1933 President Franklin
Roosevelt appointed her the first female director of the U.S. Mint, where she
served five full terms until her retirement in 1953. Ross died in December of
1977 at the age of 101.  

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ART CARNEY

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           Arthur William Matthew “Art” Carney    
        
   (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003)


Art Carney was a actor in film, stage, television land radio. He
is best known for playing Ed Norton, opposite Jackie Gleason’s
Ralph Kramden in the CBS-TV sitcom The Honeymooners
(1955-1956).

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Filming The Honeymooners using three Electronicams.

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WALTER CRONKITE

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Walter Cronkite as a student at the University of Texas.

WALTER CRONKITE EARLY CBS

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Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr.
  (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009)

Legendary CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite was often called “the most
trusted man in America”.

 

 

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NUMBER ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1972

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