Archive for November 18th, 2014

FROM THE COMIC BOOK COLLECTION

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James Arness as Marshal Matt Dillon, 1959

The television version of Gunsmoke ran on CBS from 1955 until 1975.

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EPIC FILM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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Ben-Hur, a remake of the 1925 silent film with the same name, premiered at
Loew’s State Theatre in New York City. It was the fastest-grossing as well as
the highest grossing film of 1959 and also had the largest budget at $15.175
million with the largest sets built for any film produced at the time.

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Charlton Heston

 

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908

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Imogene Coca (November 18, 1908 – June 2, 2001)

Coca was a comic actress best known for her role
opposite Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows on
NBC from February 25, 1950 – June 5, 1954.

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Ross Simpson

     

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LINDA EVANS IS 72 TODAY

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Linda Evans (Born Linda Evenstad in Hartford, Connecticut)

Evans gained notice for playing Audra Barkley in the ABC Western
television series, The Big Valley (1965–1969). She is best known
for the role of Krystle Carrington in the 1980s ABC prime time soap
opera
Dynasty, a role she played from 1981 to 1989.

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October 23, 1982

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