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HITCHCOCK SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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Original  television run (CBS/NBC): October 2, 1955  – May 10, 1965

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is a anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The
series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries. Time magazine named the show
one of "The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME". The Writers Guild of America ranked
it #79 on their list of the 101 Best Written TV Series.

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Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980)

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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June 8, 2014 - New York, NY, USA - June 8, 2014 New York City..Trudie Styler and Sting attending the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City  (Credit Image: © Kristin Callahan - Ace Pictures/Ace Pictures/ZUMAPRESS.com)
Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) is 63 today

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TELEVISION DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Original television run on CBS: October, 2 1959 to June 19, 1964

The science-fiction/fantasy anthology television series was created and hosted 
by Rod Serling. TV Guide ranked The Twilight Zone as the fifth greatest show
of all time.

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Rod Serling dictating an idea for a
script

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INTERVIEW SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Original television airing on CBS: October 2, 1953-September 8, 1961

Person to Person is a popular television program that originally ran from 1953
to 1961, and returned in 2012. In the original series,Edward R. Murrow hosted
it until 1959, interviewing celebrities in their homes from a comfortable chair in
his New York studio. In the last two years of its original run, the host of the show  
was Charles Collingwood.

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