Archive for July 9th, 2016

REMEMBER ‘’LONESOME GEORGE’’ ?


George Leslie Gobel (May 20, 1919 – February 24, 1991)

George Gobel initially pursued an entertainment career as a country
music
singer, appearing on the National Barn Dance on WLS radio,
and later on KMOX in St. Louis. Gobel enlisted in the U.S. Army Air
Forces
during World War II and served as a flight instructor in AT-9 
aircraft at Altus, Oklahoma and later in B-26 Marauder bombers
at Frederick,Oklahoma. After his discharge at the end of the war,
he switched from singing to comedy and soon began a comedy
show on NBC in 1954 that ran until 1960. It won him an Emmy
in 1955. 

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is 60 today.

During his years studying theater, Hanks met Vincent Dowling, head of  
the Great Lakes Theater Festival in Cleveland, Ohio. Dowling’s urged
Hanks to become an intern at the festival. That internship stretched into
a three-year experience that covered most aspects of theater production,
including lighting, set design, and stage management, prompting Hanks
to drop out of college.


Forrest Gump, 1994


Apollo 13, 1995


Saving Private Ryan, 1998


Cast Away, 2000


2015

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MOST PLAYED BY DJ’s ON THIS DAY IN 1955

The song Learnin’ the Blues by Frank Sinatra ranked #14 on the Billboard
Year-End chart. He re-recorded the song in 1962 for the album Sinatra-Basie.

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