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BAND DEBUTED SONG ON THIS DAY IN 1929

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Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played "Auld Lang Syne" as a New
Year’s Eve song for the first time at the Roosevelt Grill in the Roosevelt
Hotel
in New York City.

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FROM PDX RETRO

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Ed Donahue


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Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins is 77 today

Anthony Hopkins Hannibal Lecter

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COLOR TV SETS SOLD ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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The first color TV sets went on sale to the general public for about $1,175. 

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that aired on NBC and
CBS from 1942 to 1954. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin had the original 
title roles. The program received the first Best Radio Drama Edgar Award
from the Mystery Writers of America. In 1953 Barbara Britton and Richard
Denning took over the roles of Mr. and Mrs. North.

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Barbara Britton and Richard Denning

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