Archive for July 23rd, 2015

SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1950

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The Gene Autry Show is a western/cowboy television series
which aired for 91 episodes on
CBS from July 23, 1950 until
August 7, 1956, originally sponsored by
Wrigley’s Doublemint
chewing gum.


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Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998)

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS HEADLINES

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Ed Donahue

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The song “Hanky Panky” was recorded at a local radio station, WNIL
in
Niles, Michigan, and released on Snap Records, selling well in the
tri-state area of Michigan,Indiana and Illinois. The master of that 
original recording was later sold to Roulette Records where it then
received national distribution.

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Tommy James, now 68, was born Thomas Gregory Jackson in Dayton, Ohio.

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