Archive for March 15th, 2012

MUSICAL PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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The Lerner and Loewe musical opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger
Theater in New York City. It transferred to the Broadhusrt Theater and then
The Broadway Theater, where it closed on September 29, 1962 after 2,717
performances, a record at the time.

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Stars Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews

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TV SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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Eight Is Enough is a television sitcom series which ran on ABC from March
15, 1977 until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after a book written
by syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with
eight children. The series was rare in that it was one of the few hour-long
television series to use a laugh track.

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Thomas Braden

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THE ‘’SNOOPY SNIFFER’’ PULL TOY

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This classic pull toy was Introduced in 1938 by Fisher Price Toys. It was made 
of wood, with a paper litho covering and was one of this blogger’s favorite toys! 

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LOCAL TV STATION IS 50 YEARS OLD TODAY

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The station began telecasting on Thursday, March 15, 1962

KATU in Portland, Oregon is one of the few television stations in the country
(not counting owned-and-operated stations) that has had the same call letters,
the same owner, and the same channel number throughout its history.

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MEMORIAL OPENED TO PUBLIC ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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The John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame is a presidential memorial at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy located in Arlington National Cemetery. It replaced the temporary gave and eternal flame used during Kennedy’s funeral on November 25,
1963. The Consecration ceremony, which took only 20 minutes, was attended by
President Lyndon B. Johnson, Mrs. Kennedy, and other members of the family. .

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