Archive for March 2nd, 2012

SUPERMAN MET BATMAN ON THIS DAY IN 1945

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Superman encountered Batman and Robin for the first time in the episode, “The Mystery of the Waxmen” on the Mutual Broadcasting System.

 

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DC Comics Publisher Harry Donenfeld (left) with the programs stars,
Bud Collyer (Superman) and Joan Alexander (Lois Lane).  

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THE NEW NASH RAMBLER FOR 1954

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NEW NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBORS ON THIS DAY IN 1971

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(CBS-TV from 1971-1979)

On an All in the Family episode, Archie and Edith Bunker got new next-door
neighbors, Michael and Gloria’s best friend, Lionel Jefferson (played by Mike
Evans) and his parents, mother Louise Jefferson (Isabel Sanford).and his
father,George Jefferson (played by Sherman Hemsley) who did not appear
on-screen until a later episode in 1973.

The Jefferson family later moved to an apartment in Manhattan which resulted
in their own show The Jeffersons on CBS from 1975-1985.

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From left: Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, and Mike Evans

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Archie Bunker (Carroll O’Connor) with the Jeffersons

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COLT REVOLVERS ~ ABSOLUTE RELIABILITY!

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RECORD OF THE YEAR ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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At the ninth annual Grammy Awards, Frank Sinatra won Record of the Year 
for “Strangers in the Night” and Album of The Year for “Sinatra, a Man and
His Music”.

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