Archive for January 14th, 2015

RADIO SHOW DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1939

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The Andrew Sisters

Comedian-accordionist Phil Baker and the Andrew Sisters were featured on
Honolulu Bound, a radio program  broadcast by CBS. It was a 30-minute 
musical comedy program that aired every Wednesday evening during a
run which ended October 4, 1939.

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Phil Baker
 

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Announcer for Honolulu Bound was Harry von Zell

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SINGER JACK JONES IS 77 TODAY

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Jack Jones (born John Allan Jones in Hollywood, California)

Jack Jones continues to perform concerts around the world and remains
popular in Las Vegas.

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IT WAS IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Ross Simpson

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Dave Garroway and co-host J Fred Muggs.

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Dave signing-off the first Today show in 1952.

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David Cunningham "Dave" Garroway (1913 – 1982) was the founding 
host and anchor of
NBC‘s Today from 1952 to 1961.

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