Archive for April 18th, 2012

A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER ~1994

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DICK CLARK DEAD AT AGE 82!

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Dick Clark

  Rock icon Dick Clark died of an apparent massive heart attack. 

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WE STRUCK BACK ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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General James "Jimmy" Doolittle

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REALITY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN1979

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Real People is an NBC reality television series that aired from April 18, 1979 to
July 4,
1984, on Wednesday and then Sunday nights. Its initial episodes aired 
live in the
Eastern and Central Time Zones.Real People had the format of a 
comedy talk show taped in front of a large studio audience. Each segment
featured a news report consisting of visits to people with unique occupations
or hobbies, occasionally bringing some of them in-studio to interact with the
audience. In its early seasons, Real People was NBC’s most popular series.

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Hosted by (from LR) Bill Rafferty, John Barbour,Sarah
Purcell, Skip Stephenson & Byron Allen,


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ACTRESS BARBARA HALE TURNED 90 TODAY

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Barbara Hale is best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street
on more than 250 episodes of the long-running Perry Mason CBS
television series and later reprising the role in 30 made-for-TV
movies.

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