Archive for September 24th, 2015

SINGER VISITS THE DETROIT SOUND

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Capitol jazz artist Nat King Cole (left) visits with Detroit radio personality Ed McKenzie on WXYZ radio.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS STORIES

today in history

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James Maury "Jim" Henson  (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990)

Henson created puppets for a children’s show on local TV called The Junior
Morning
Show. Another early show was Sam and Friends, which featured
prototypes of The Muppets. He was honored on the Hollywood Walk of
Fame as both himself and Kermit the Frog.

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SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DAY IN 1977

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Original airing on ABC-TV: September 24, 1977 – February 27, 1987

The series was part of ABC’s popular Saturday night lineup that included
Fantasy Island until that show ended in 1984. The original 1976 made-for-
TV movie
on which the show was based (also titled The Love Boat) was
itself based on the nonfiction book The Love Boats by Jeraldine Saunders,
a real-life cruise director.

 

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