Archive for October 15th, 2015

RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

The most familiar and successful version of "For Once in My Life" is the up
tempo arrangement by Stevie Wonder. It was a top-three hit in the U.S.

 

 


Stevie Wonder (Stevland Hardaway Judkins) turned 65 in May.

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MUSIC SHOW DEBUTED ON TV IN 1955

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville,
Tennessee
, which was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay
as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM.

From October 15, 1955 to September 1956, ABC-TV aired a live, hour-long
television version of the Opry once a month on Saturday nights, sponsored
by Ralston-Purina, pre-empting one hour of the 90-minute Ozark Jubilee. 

From "Grand Ole’ Opry" in 1955. It’s the first TV appearance of
Patsy Cline.

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LINDA LAVIN IS 78 YEARS YOUNG TODAY



Linda Lavin was born in Portland, Maine.

Television fans will remember Lavin as struggling waitress Alice in the CBS 
sitcom of the same title (1976-1985). She was born into a musical family and
began performing at age five.

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS EVENTS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
Tim Maguire


The series originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, 1957,
on
CBS.


Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989)

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TALK SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1973


Thomas James "Tom" Snyder (May 12, 1936 – July 29, 2007)

Tomorrow (also known as The Tomorrow Show and, after 1980, Tomorrow
Coast to Coast
) is an American late-night television talk show hosted by
Tom Snyder (above). The show aired on NBC from 1973 to 1982 and
featured many prominent guests, including John Lennon, in his last
televised interview below.


Studio 6A was where Tom Snyder’s Tomorrow Show originated
in New York.

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