Archive for April 17th, 2015

A FAST FOOD CHAIN DURING IT’S INFANCY

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1918

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William Holden (born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O’Fallon, Illinois)
(April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981)

Holden was considered one of the finest actors of his time, and starred in
“Sunset Boulevard” (1950), “The Bridge on the River Kwai” (1957), and
“The Wild Bunch” (1969).

He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “Stalag 17” (1953)
and for his part in the 1973 film, “The Blue Knight”, earned him a Primetime
Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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David Melendy

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SHOW WENT NATIONAL ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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Lights Out” debuted in 1934 in New York City on NBC station, WENR, and was
radio’s premier horror series. After this successful tryout, the series was picked
up by the NBC network the following year for national broadcast, usually late at
night and always on Wednesdays. The writer/Director of the program was Wyllis
Cooper.

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Wyllis Oswald Cooper

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Studio B where “Lights Out” was broadcast with the actors
huddled around one little floor lamp reading their lines as
shown below.
 

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WHITE HOUSE VISIT ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at the White House.

Johnny Cash performed a concert at the White House at the invitation of
President Richard M. Nixon.

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President Nixon and wife Pat pose with June Carter Cash and Johnny
Cash following the concert for the Nixon’s and their quests.

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