Archive for August 1st, 2016

SERIES DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1971


Original release on CBS: August 1, 1971 – May 29, 1974

“The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour” was a Top 20 hit in the ratings for its
entire run. Among the many guests who appeared on show were George
Burns
, Tony Curtis, Glen Campbell, The Supremes and Dick Clark. The
show was scheduled to return for a fourth season in October 1974, but
Sonny and Cher separated that fall, resulting in the cancellation of the
series.


Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian) turned 70 in May.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1770


William Clark (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838)
Born in Ladysmith, Colony of Virginia.

William Clark explored the American Northwest with Meriwether
Lewis
and served as the governor of the Missouri Territory from
1822 to 1838. From 1822 until his death in 1838, he served as
Superintendent of Indian Affairs. He was home-schooled and
grew very self conscious about his poor spelling ability.

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