Archive for December 30th, 2013

DETECTIVE SHOW BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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Joseph Curtin and Alice Frost played Jerry and Pam North

In 1946, Mr. and Mrs. North received the first Best Radio Drama
Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. Though the
program aired one time in 1941, it began a continuous original 
run on CBS from December 30, 1942 through December 1946.   

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The radio show Mr. and Mrs. North was based on a series of 
26 novels written by the husband-wife team of Frances and 
Richard Lockridge starting in 1940 and continuing until the 
the death of Frances in 1963.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ed Danahue

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‘’PAPA NEZ’’ HAS TURNED 71

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Robert Michael Nesmith 

Nesmith is a musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman,
and philanthropist, best known as a member of the rock band The Monkees
and co-star of The Monkees TV series on NBC (1966–1968). He is credited
with creating the genre of the music video. In 1981, Nesmith won the first
Grammy Award given for Video of the Year for his hour-long television show,
Elephant Parts.

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