Archive for October 23rd, 2012

NO MORE RADIOS UNTIL AFTER THE WAR!

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Frazier Hunt
(1885 – 1967) was a radio announcer, writer and war 
correspondent during both
World War I and World War II. He wrote
several books about his war experiences as well as many historical
biographies on famous Americans such as General
Custer.

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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The song was backed by the vocal group, The Del-Satins. It ranked #  
342 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of "
The 500 Greatest Songs of  
All Time
".

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The Del-Satins

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Dion Francis DiMucci turned 73 in July

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HEEEERE’S JOHNNY!

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                        John William "Johnny" Carson

                  (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)

Johnny Carson was host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 
for thirty years on NBC (1962 – 1992). He was awarded six Emmy Awards,
and was inducted in the the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987. 


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