Archive for February 1st, 2013

SITCOM DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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The CBS-TV sitcom Private Secretary (also known as Susie) aired
from February 1, 1953 until September 10, 1957. It alternated with 
The Jack Benny Program on Sunday evenings at 4:30pm PST. The
series stars Ann Sothern as Susie MacNammara , a devoted
secretary to her
talent agent boss Peter Sands. played by
Don Porter
.


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CHILD ACTOR IS 59 TODAY!

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Charles William "Bill" Mumy, Jr. is known for his childhood
role as Will Robinson in the CBS television series Lost in
Space (1965-1968). His first acting role was at the age of
six on an episode of TV’s National Velvet. Mumy has also
had success doing voice overs for numerous animated
series such as Scooby Doo and Animaniacs.

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Lost in Space cast members (L-R) Angela Cartwright, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Bob May (Robot), Jonathan Harris, June Lockhart, Guy Williams &
Billy Mumy (1967 photo).

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DON EVERLY TURNED 76 TODAY!

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A young Don and Phil

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Don Everly (with guitar) and brother Phil

Isaac Donald "Don" Everly along with his brother Phil are known as The
Everly Brothers. The country-influenced rock and roll duo was elected
to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Their many successful songs
include Bye Bye Love (1957), Wake Up Little Susie (1957), All I Have to
Do Is Dream (1958), and (Till) I kissed You
(1960). 

The Everly Brothers hold the record (35) for the most Billboard Top 100 
singles by any duo.

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Buddy Holly (Left) with Don Everly

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY!

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                 Space Shuttle Columbia memorial at Arlington Cemetery

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GOSPEL SINGER IS 104 TODAY!

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George Beverly "Bev" Shea is considered to be "the first
international singing ‘star’ of the gospel world," as a result
of his solo performances at
Billy Graham Crusades.

God bless you on your 104th birthday, you are special!

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