Archive for January 7th, 2013

MYSTRY SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1941

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Inner Sanctum Mystery, a popular horror anthology series that
aired from January 7, 1941 to October 5, 1952. It was based on
the mystery novels of Simon and Schuster. A total of 526 episodes
were broadcast. Boris Karloff, who was heard regularly during the
first season, starring in more than 15 episodes and returned often
thereafter.The show moved to CBS in the fall of 1943.

 

 

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Boris Karloff

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RADIO SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1940

GENE AUTRY ALB

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“The Singing Cowboy” Gene Autry was heard each Sunday evening on
radios across America over the CBS network. His Melody Ranch radio
show aired for an unprecedented 16 years between January 7, 1940
until May 1956. The show featured songs, comedy, and action filled
drama. The sponsor for the programs entire run was cool, refreshing
Doublemint Gum.

 


December 21, 1947

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A VIEW OF PORTLAND IN 1943

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This view is of the Northwest Industrial District from NW Yeon Avenue at
Nicolai Street. The first
two buildings on the right exist today as Imperial
Paints (below).

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Imperial Paint Company has been in business since 1945.

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ROCK BANDS LEADER IS 75 TODAY!

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Paul Revere is the leader of Paul Revere & the Raiders, one of the
most popular rock groups of the 1960s, initially located in Boise,
Idaho. They are best-known for hits like “Indian Reservation (The
Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)” (1971), “Steppin’
Out”, “Kicks”, “Let Me” (1969) and “Hungry” (1966).

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY!

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