Archive for November 17th, 2012

TWINKIES IN THE 1950’s

Beloved Buffalo Bob Smith delivering a commercial pitch for Hostess
Twinkies on an episode of HOWDY DOODY.

hostess 1956 ad
1956

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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martin scorsese now

Martin Scorsese is 70 years old today

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RADIO COMEDY WITH BOB & RAY

bob and ray

Bob Elliott (born 1923) and Ray Goulding (1922–1990) were a radio
comedy team whose career spanned five decades. During their last
years in radio, they were heard on National Public Radio until 1987.


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bob elliott

Bob Elliott turned 89 in March. He is the father of
comedian/actor
Chris Elliott.

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FOLK-ROCK LEGEND IS 74 TODAY

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Gordon lightfoot now

Gordon Lightfoot’s music career has spanned more than five
decades, producing more than 200 recordings. He has been
credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s
and 1970s. His songs have been recorded by such renowned
artists as Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffett, and Jim Croce.

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