Archive for November 15th, 2012

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sam Waterston

Samuel Atkinson "Sam" Waterston is 71 today

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1984

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MORE FROM THE GOLDEN AGE

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Stars Ben Alexander and Jack Webb in the radio studio prior to a broadcast
of Dragnet in 1953.
 The NBC radio crime drama series premiered on June 3, 1949 and ended on February 26, 1957.

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Jack Webb

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NO MORE TWINKIES?

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The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Hostess Brands, makers of Twinkies 
and other snack foods, is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this 
week and is talking permanent closure. Hostess, who also makes Wonder Bread, has declined further comment on the matter. The company is headquartered in Irving, TX.  

Twinkies were invented in Schiller Park, Illinois in 1930 by James Alexander Dewar, a 
baker for the Continental Baking Company.

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James Dewar, inventor of Twinkies, the "Golden Sponge
Cake with Creamy Filling".

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PETULA CLARK IS 80 NOW!

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PETULACLARK/

Petula Clark’s professional career began as an entertainer on BBC Radio
during World War ll.
She has sold in excess of 68 million records during
her career.

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SPLASHDOWN ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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Gemini 12 (officially Gemini XII) was a manned spaceflight
in
NASA‘s Project Gemini. It was the 10th and final manned
Gemini flight,

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Gemini 12 astronauts James Lovell & Edwin Aldrin being greeted on board
the recovery ship USS Wasp after splashdown. 

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