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MAJOR GOLF TITLE WON ON THIS DAY IN 1946

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The 1946 PGA Championship was the 28th PGA Championship, held August 19-25 
at Portland Golf Club outside Portland, Oregon. Ben Hogan won the match play 
championship, 6 & 4 over Ed Oliver in the final; the winner’s share was $3,500 
and the runner-up’s was $1,500. For Hogan, age 34, it was the first of his nine 
major titles. He won again in 1948.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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AFI Life Achievement
Sir Thomas Sean Connery is 84 years old today

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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The original radio series of “Father Knows Best” starred Robert Young as
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 was played
by
 (Norma Jean Nillson). The show was sponsored through most of its
run by
General Foods, the series was heard Thursday evenings on
NBC until March 25, 1954. It went to television on May 27, 1954. 

Only Robert Young remained of the radio cast when the series moved to
CBS Television.

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