Archive for April 2nd, 2015

EVENING SOAP BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1978

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Popular evening ‘soap-opera’ style television drama ran on CBS television until
1991, when low ratings caused it’s demise. The show spun off the longest-running
prime-time soap ever, KNOTS LANDING.

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TELEVANGELIST DIES AT 88

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Robert Harold Schuller (September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015)



Schuller was a televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and author,
principally known for the weekly Hour of Power television program, which
he founded in 1970 and hosted until 2010. He was also the founder of
the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, where the Hour of
Power
program was previously broadcast.

Schuller died early this morning at a skilled-nursing facility in Artesia,
California
. In 2013, he was diagnosed with a tumor in his esophagus
that had spread to his lymph nodes.

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The Crystal Cathedral

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Mike Gracia

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1920

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John Randolph "Jack" Webb (April 2, 1920 – December 23, 1982)


Webb was a actor
, television producer, director, and screenwriter,
who is best remembered for his role as Sergeant Joe Friday in the
radio and television series, Dragnet. He was also the founder of his
own production company, Mark VII Limited.

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Original air dates on NBC: June3, 1949 – July 26, 1957

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Original run on NBC-TV: (1951-1959, 1967-1970)

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THE BEACH BOYS ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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