Archive for February 21st, 2013

RADIO PLAYS DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1943

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"Free World Theatre" debuted on the Blue network (now ABC). The 
series of radio plays was produced, directed, and adapted by Arch
Oboler (above). 

 

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Shown from left, Arch Oboler and actor Ronald Colman

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CHRISTOPHER ATKINS IS 52 TODAY

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Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins

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Christopher Atkins (Christopher Atkins Bomann) became famous
when he co-starred with Brooke Shields in a debut role in the film
The Blue Lagoon (1980) for which he was nominated for several 
Golden Globe Awards including New Star of the Year in a Motion
Picture, and Best Young Actor.

In the 1990s and 2000s, he was seen in made-for-TV and cable 
movies. He owns an outdoor sports company and has patented
a fishing lure.

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TYNE DALY TURNED 67 TODAY

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March 25, 1982 – May 16, 1988, CBS – TV

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NEWS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Jimmy Lee Swaggart will be 78 on March 15. He is the cousin
of rock’n’roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis and country music star
Mickey Gilley.

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FIRST VISIT TO TV SHOW ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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