Archive for June 25th, 2012

JUNE LOCKHART IS 87 TODAY

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June Lockhart
Hollywood Collectors and Celebrities Show presented by Ray Courts and Sharon Courts held at the Hilton Burbank Airport Hotel and Convention Center
Burbank, California - 14.010.06
Credit: Rachel Worth / WENN
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June Lockhart is primarily known as a 1950s and 1960 TV
actress, best remembered as the mother in two television
series, Lassie and Lost in Space. She also played Dr. Janet
Craig on the CBS-TV sitcom Petticoat Junction (1968-1970).

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CARLY SIMON TURNED 67 TODAY

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Singer-songwriter Carly Elisabeth Simon was born in New York City,
New York. She rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records,
and has since been the recipient of two Grammy Awards, an Academy
Award
, and a Golden Globe Award for her work. Throughout her career,
she has amassed 13 Top 40 hits including "You’re So Vain", "Nobody
Does It Better
", and "Coming Around Again".   



Theme from the 1977 Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me”

THE SPY WHO LOVED ME POSTER

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FIRST CBS-TV SHOW IN COLOR ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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CBS Color System Test Pattern

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Arthur Godfrey

The CBS television network presented its first commercial color telecast
using their FCC approved color system with a test broadcast on Monday,
June 25,1951, The show, featuring Arthur Godfrey and guest Fay Dunaway,
was shown from 4:30 to 5:30 PM.

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A CBS-Columbia 12CC2 Color Receiver (1951)

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NOVELIST BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

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George Orwell ( born Eric Arthur Blair,
June 25, 1903 – January 21, 1950)

George Orwell, was an English novelist, political writer and journalist who is best
remembered for two fictional works that become 20th-century classics. “Animal
Farm (1944) and “Nineteen Eighty-four (1949). Today, Orwell’s work continues
to influence popular and political culture,

george orwell time
November 28, 1983 issue

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