Archive for December 19th, 2013

CHRISTMAS IN 1952

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Borden Christmas ad for eggnog with iconic Elsie the Cow

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SUPERJOCK UNCLE LAR HAS DIED AT 73

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  Larry Lujack (June 6, 1940 – December 18, 2013)

The Top 40 radio legend died December 18 at a New Mexico 
hospice after a year long struggle with esophageal cancer.

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CARTOON DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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        Robert LeRoy Ripley (December 25, 1890 – May 27, 1949)

Ripley first called his cartoon feature, originally involving sports feats, Champs
and Chumps
, premiering in the New York Globe. He soon began adding items
unrelated to sports, and in October 1919, he changed the title to Believe It or
Not
.

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Feb. 1937

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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MIKE LOOKINLAND IS 53 TODAY

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Michael Paul "Mike" Lookinland

Mike is best known for playing the role of Bobby Brady on the ABC TV
series, The Brady Bunch from 1969-1974. He was a commercial actor
who had done around 30 commercials before being cast in the show.

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