Archive for September 24th, 2014

TODAY IN HISTORY

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Tim Maguire

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Michael Kirk Douglas is 70 years old today

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THE PORTABLE CALCULATOR

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The Baby Calculator was first manufactured in Chicago in 1929 and this one
dates from about 1940.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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CRUISE SHIP SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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Original ABC television run: September 24, 1977 – February 27, 1987

For its first seven years, the one-hour sitcom was very successful in the ratings. It
ranked among the top 20, and even the top 10, popular shows then currently on 
television. "The Love Boat" them was sung by Jack Jones with lyrics written by 
Paul Williams and music by Charles Fox.

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Jack Jones

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A TELEVISION DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Judy Garland rehearsing for the program’s premiere

Ford Star Jubilee was an anthology series that aired once
a month on Saturday nights on CBS at 9:00 P.M., E.S.T.
from the fall of 1955 to the fall of 1956. The series was
approximately 90 minutes long, aired in black-and-white
and color, and was typically broadcast live. Ford Star
Jubilee
was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.

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