Archive for November 7th, 2014

THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Bonnie Lynn Raitt is 65 today

Bonnie is on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list at #50.

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RADIO SHOW DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1932

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Original Run: November 7, 1932 to March 28, 1947

Network: CBS Radio Network (1932-1936) Mutual Broadcasting Network
(1939-1940 and 1946-1947)

The Buck Rogers show was the first science fiction radio program. It aired in
four separate runs with varying schedules, initially as a 15-minute show on a

Monday through Thursday schedule. 

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TELEVISION DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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A 1965 TV commercial for Pillsbury Flaky Biscuits featuring one of the 
first appearances of the Pillsbury Doughboy (Poppin’ Fresh) who was 
voiced by Paul Frees (below).

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Paul Frees (Solomon Hersh Frees)

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THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr. is 96 today

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ‘’AMERICA’S PASTOR’’!

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ROCK ‘N’ ROLL SINGER IS 72 TODAY

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Johnny Rivers (John Henry Ramistella)

On June 12, 2009, Johnny Rivers was inducted into the Louisiana
Music Hall of Fame
. His name has been suggested many times for
induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but he has never
been selected. Rivers, however, is a nominee for 2015 induction
into America’s Pop Music Hall of Fame. His father played guitar
and mandolin and was his earliest musical inspiration.

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