Archive for April 18th, 2015

A CIVIL CEREMONY ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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To fulfill the requirements of a Code of Monaco and the laws of the Roman
Catholic Church, Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier had both civil and religious
weddings. The 16-minute civil ceremony took place in the Palace Throne
Room of Monaco and a reception later in the day was attended by 3,000
Monaco citizens. The religious ceremony took place April 19.

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Actress Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III about to receive the gift of a
white dove on the day of their civil wedding.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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HAYLEY MILLS IS 69 TODAY

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British actress Hayley Mills played teen twins in the 1961 Disney film
“The Parent Trap”. She received a BAFTA Award for Most Promising
Newcomer for her performance in the 1959 film “Tiger Bay”. She was
discovered at the age of 12. Hayley is the daughter of actor John Mills.

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REALITY SHOW AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1979

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Original run on NBC: April 18, 1979 – July 4, 1984.

In its early seasons, Real People was NBC’s most popular series, often
scoring at the top of the ratings. It was a hit for the network at a time
when NBC was a distant third in the ratings with numerous flops.

Real People, a combination of comedy, reality and talk with regular
hosts that included Sarah Purcell, Byron Allen, John Barbour, Skip
Stephenson, Bill Rafferty, Mark Russell, Peter Billingsley and Fred
Willard.

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