Archive for December 21st, 2014

MAKE A WINDOW WONDERLAND

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Glass Wax was a popular window cleaner in the 1950’s. It
was manufactured
by Gold Seal which is no longer in
business.
 


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George Watt Fenneman (November 10, 1919 – May 29, 1997)

Fenneman is most remembered as the announcer/sidekick for
Groucho Marx‘s comedy/quiz show vehicle You Bet Your Life
on NBC-TV from 1950 to 1961.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1922

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A young Paul Winchell and his young dummy Jerry Mahoney

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Paul Winchell was born Paul Wilchinsky in New York 
City, New York.

             (December 21, 1922 – June 24, 2005)

Winchell was a ventriloquist, actor, and comedian who hosted
The Paul Winchell Show from 1950 to 1954 on NBC along
with Winchell-Mahoney Time from 1965 to 1968. He was
also the cartoon voice for Tigger in Winnie the Poo.

Winchell, who had medical training, was also an inventor,
becoming the first person to build and patent a mechanical
artificial heart.

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Actor Henry Fonda with his daughter Jane in 1943

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Jane Fonda (Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda) is 77 today

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A DISNEY DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1937

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Walt Disney debuted “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, the first, full-length,
animated feature at the Carthay Theatre in Hollywood, CA. A nationwide release
followed on February 4, 1938.

With international earnings of $8 million during its initial release briefly assumed
the record of highest grossing sound film at the time.

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