Archive for October 20th, 2014

TODAY IN HISTORY

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                                                                         Mike Gracia

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Carrie Frances Fisher is 58 today

Carrie Fisher appeared in Las Vegas shows with her mother, Debbie
Reynolds
, when she was twelve. She also wrote the bestselling novel,
Postcards from the Edge.

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SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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The Twentieth Century
was a half-hour documentary series televised
by  CBS. The premiere episode aired on Sunday October 20, 1957
and ran until 1966. It was hosted and narrated by Walter Cronkite. It
covered historical events and consisted of newsreel footage along
with interviews. The sponsor of the show was Prudential Insurance
Company of America.  

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Walter Cronkite

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1882

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Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula

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Bela Lugosi (Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó)

(20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956)

The Hungarian actor is best remembered for portraying
Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in 
various other horror films. Lugosi dropped out of school
when he was twelve years old, and began appearing in
Shakespeare plays.


DRACULA-1931


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TODAY IN HISTORY

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                                                                               Tim Maguire

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