Archive for August 2nd, 2013

SHOW HOSTED BY AMERICA’S FAVORITE VOICE

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Arthur Godfrey (left)

Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts (also known as Talent Scouts) was a television 
variety show which premiered December 6, 1948 ran on CBS until January 1, 
1958.  Sponsored by Lipton Tea, According to the Nielsen ratings, it was the
highest rated television show for the 1951–1952 season.

On December 24, 1956, Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts became the first TV 
entertainment program to be videotaped for broadcast using the technology
of the new .Ampex quadruplex videotape machine (below).

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. The Ampex VRX-1000 – first video tape machine

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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"One of These Nights" was written by Don Henley and Glenn
Frey
. It features a guitar solo from Don Felder. This was the
group’s second #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100
.

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Don Felder

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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PETER O’TOOLE IS 81 TODAY

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Peter Seamus Lorcan O’Toole

O’Toole achieved stardom in 1962 playing T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of
Arabia
. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, a record for
the most Academy Award acting nominations without a win.

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