Archive for September 23rd, 2012

ARTHUR GODFREY FOR CBS TUBES ~ 1955

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PLANET DISCOVERED ON THIS DAY IN 1846

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Neptune, the 8th planet from the sun

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German observatory astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle (above) 
discovered the planet Neptune.
He was assisted by Urbain Jean
Joseph Le Verrier (below) a French
mathematician who specialized
in celestial mechanics. Neptune was named by Le Verrier after the
Roman mythological god of the sea.

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Urbain Le Verrier

  

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MICKEY ROONEY IS 92 TODAY

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Mickey Rooney (Joseph Yule, Jr.) has been working as a performer
since he was a child. He was a superstar as a teenager for the films
in which he played Andy Hardy, and has one of the longest careers
of any actor to date spanning 90 years actively making films in ten
decades (1920s to 2010s).

Mickey Rooney has received numerous awards,including a Juvenile 
Academy Award, an Honorary Academy Award, two Golden Globes
and an Emmy Award.

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MEDICAL DRAMA DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1969

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The popular series aired on ABC from September 23, 1969 to July 29, 1976. 

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March 23, 1971

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