Archive for February 26th, 2014

RADIO/TV PERSONALITY HAS DIED at 81

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Jim Lange, hosting The Dating Game

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 Jim Lange, and his wife, former Miss America Nancy Fleming 

             Jim Lange
(August 15, 1932 – February 25, 2014)

The former game show host and disc jockey died at his home in Mill
Valley, California
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANTOINE!

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ross Simpson

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Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. is 86 today

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SHORT-LIVED SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1979

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                                                                                                Photo: Adrian Zmed



Flatbush
is an American sitcom that aired on CBS for only three weeks
from February 26, 1979 to March 12, 1979, The series followed five high 
school graduates living in an Italian section of Brooklyn. They are called
‘The Flatbush Fungos’.

The sitcom was criticized for its ethnic stereotypes, but it was the lack of 
laughs (and viewers) that caused CBS to cancel it after only airing three episodes. 

One of the stars of the series was
Joseph Cali who portrayed Presto
Prestopopolos  He is
most remembered for playing Joey in the 1977 film 
Saturday Night Fever.

 

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Joseph Cali


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