Archive for January 29th, 2016

SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

 

Indictment was a popular radio drama aired on the CBS network and it
started on January 29, 1956, airing up to 1959. This show was based
on the case files of former New York City Assistant District Attorney
Eleazer Lipsky. The subject of the show was the step-by-step account
of the handling of criminal cases leading to an indictment brought by
Assistant District Attorney Edward McCormick, played by Nat  Polen. 


Nat Polen, known for his role as
Dr. James Craig on ABC-TV’s
soap opera ”One Life to Live.”

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1843


William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901)

William McKinley was 25th president of the United States and the
third to be assassinated while in office. He was also the last Civil
War veteran to become president. Financial problems ended his
college education prematurely, and he was forced to work as a
postal clerk and teacher.

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FOUNDING BAND MEMBER DIES AT 74


Paul Lorin Kantner (March 17, 1941 – January 28, 2016)

Paul Kantner, one of the giants of the San Francisco music scene, died Thursday.

Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane, had suffered a heart attack
this week.

His death was confirmed by longtime publicist and friend, Cynthia Bowman, who
said he died of multiple organ failure and septic shock.

Paul Kanter was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with other band
members in 1996.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

today in history

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Ross Simpson



Oprah Gail Winfrey is 62 today.

Winfrey was crowned Miss Black Tennessee while in college and began
co-anchoring the evening news when she was nineteen. She became
the world’s first female black billionaire and the richest self-made
American woman. She had a net worth of $2.9 billion in 2013.

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