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“DECEMBER BRIDE” DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

December Bride is a sitcom that aired on the CBS television network
until May 7, 1959. It was adapted from the original
CBS radio series
that aired from June 1952 through September 1953.

 

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From TV Guide, Dec. 1955

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From left: Spring Byington, Harry Morgan, and
Verna Felton in a publicity photo for the show

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TV SITCOM DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The sitcom debuted on CBS-TV, then moved to ABC the following year, completing its run on June 20, 1963.

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Jerry Mathers turned 64 June 2nd

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Tony Dow became 67 on April 13th

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IT’S BEEN MAD FOR 60 YEARS!

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Debuting in August 1952 (cover date October–November), Mad began as a comic book published by EC before it became a magazine.

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Alfred E. Neuman, fictional mascot and cover boy of the
parody publication

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Cartoonist Harvey Kurtzman (October 3, 1924 – February 21, 1993) was  
the founding editor of Mad. He was inducted into the comic
industry’s
Will
Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1989.

 

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A LOOK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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March, 1922

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Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton

(October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

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