Archive for August 25th, 2013

NEW ACTION CAR FOR THE YOUNG IN HEART

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From the Studebaker-Packard Corporation

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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JEAN AND ROBERT YOUNG
Robert Young and Jean Vander Pyl

The comedy series Father Knows Best began on NBC Radio. Set in the Midwest,
it starred Robert Young as the General Insurance agent Jim Anderson. His wife
Margaret was first portrayed by June Whitley and later by Jean Vander Pyl. The 
Anderson children were Betty (Rhonda Williams), Bud (Ted Donaldson), and
Kathy (Norma Jean Nillson).The program was sponsored through most of its
run by General Foods and was heard Thursday evenings until March 25,
1954. It made the transition to television that same year.

 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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                   Sandy Kozel
                     

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Sir Thomas Sean Connery is 83 today

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ELVIS COSTELLO IS 59 TODAY

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Elvis Costello at Sasquatch! 2013 - Photo By: Amber Zbitnoff
Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick MacManus)

English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello began his career as part of London’s
pub rock scene in the early 1970s. He is referred to by some critics as being
a pop encyclopedia, for his ability to mimic all kinds of musical styles.

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THE PGA IN PORTLAND ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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HoganPGA

Ben Hogan won the 28th PGA Championship held in Portland, Oregon. For Hogan,
age 34, it was his first of nine major golf titles. His winning share was $3,500.

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