Archive for December 22nd, 2015

MOVIE IS POPULAR CLASSIC CHRISTMAS


A Christmas Story is a 1983 Christmas comedy film based on the short stories
and semi-fictional anecdotes of author Jean Shepherd, based on his book In
God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash
. The film earned director Clark two Genie
Awards
. In 2012, it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry
by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically
significant".

            


Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen (then and now) turned 44 on April 16.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

 


Gene Rayburn (Born Eugene Jelyevich in Christopher, Illinois)  
(December 22, 1917 – November 29, 1999)

Radio and television personality Gene Rayburn is best known as the
host of various editions of the popular NBC/CBS television game show
Match Game (1962-1982). Before appearing in television, Rayburn
was a very successful actor and radio performer. He had a popular
morning drive time radio show on WNEW (now WBBR) in New York
City
. Gene Rayburn broke into television as the original program
announcer on Steve Allen‘s Tonight on NBC.   

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS STORIES

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Ross Simpson

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THE BIG DELL COMIC BOOK FROM 1950

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