Archive for March 12th, 2013

SERIES PILOT AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1974

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The superhero Wonder Woman’s first appearance in live-action
television was a made for TV movie (Wonder Woman) on ABC
starring actress Cathy Lee Crosby.

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Cathy Lee Crosby is 68 (12-2-1944)

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ORGANIZATION FORMED ON THIS DAY IN 1912

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Juliette Gordon Low (center), with an early Girl Scout troop

Girl Scouting in the United States of America began on March 12, 1912 when
Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low organized the first Girl Scout troop meeting of 18
girls in Savannah, Georgia. It has since grown to 3.7 million members.

 

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Juliette Gordon Low

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THE FIRST COUPON!

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Believed to be the first coupon ever, this ticket for a free glass of Coca-Cola was first distributed in 1888 to help promote the drink. By 1913, the company had redeemed 8.5 million tickets.

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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BARBARA FELDON IS 80 TODAY

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Barbara Feldon starred in the Get Smart TV series with Don Adams
on NBC/CBS (1965-1970). She played Agent ‘99’

Prior to her career in entertainment, she won the grand prize on
the show ‘The $64,000 Question’. The category was on
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Barbara Feldon was first noticed in the now famous ‘Top Brass’
men’s hair gel commercial (below).


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