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FAMILY THEATER AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1947

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FAMILY THEATER

Family Theater was a radio show which aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System
from February 13, 1947 to September 11, 1957. The show was produced by Family Theater Productions, a film and radio studio extension of the Family Rosary Crusade founded by the Holy Cross Priest, Father Patrick Peyton as a way to promote family prayer.

Even though the show had no commercial sponsor, arrangements for many of 
Hollywood’s stars in film and radio at the time to appear were made. During the
programs ten-year run, stars such as Jimmy Stewart, Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Jane
Wyatt, Charlton Heston, Bing Crosby, and Jack Benny were heard on the show.

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PORTLAND ACCOUNTING OFFICE, EARLY 1900s

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ACCOUNTING

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REMEMBER VALENTINE’S DAY!

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

Gary Lewis And The Playboys

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Gary Lewis was 65 on the 31st of July

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ORGANIZATION FORMED ON THIS DAY IN1914

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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (commonly known as ASCAP) was founded by composer Victor Herbert in New York City, New York, to
protect the musical copyrights of its member’s, who were mostly writers and
publishers associated with New York City’s Tin Pan Alley. ASCAP’s initial
members included the era’s most popular songwriters such as Irving 
Berlin, Jerome Kern, and John Phillip Sousa. As of July 2009, the non-
profit organization’s membership included over 360,000 songwriters,
composers and music publishers
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Victor Herbert

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