Archive for April 29th, 2015

WILLIE NELSON IS 82 TODAY

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Willie Hugh Nelson was born in Abbott, Texas and raised by
his grandparents.

Nelson, one of the most recognized artists in country music, has
acted in over 30 films, co-authored several books, and has been
involved in activism for the legalization of marijuana
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After graduating from high school, in 1950, 
Willie Nelson joined the Air Force but was
later discharged due to back problems.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is 61 years old today.

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SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Original run on ABC: April 29, 1961 – January 3, 1998.

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Jim McKay (James Kenneth McManus)
(September 24, 1921 – June 7, 2008)

McKay was the original host of the sports anthology series
that primarily aired on Saturday afternoons with a succession
of co-hosts beginning in 1987.

In 2007, Wide World of Sports was named by Time Magazine
on its list of the 100 best television programs of all-time.

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