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SERIES DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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The Phil Silvers Show, originally titled You’ll Never Get Rich, is a sitcom
which ran on CBS-TV from 1955 to 1959. A total of 143 episodes were
broadcast – all half-an-hour long except for a 1959 one-hour live special.

The series starred Phil Silvers as Master Sergeant Ernest G. Bilko of the
United States Army.

  
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Phil Silvers (Philip Silver) (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985)

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REMEMBER THESE?

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Rewards catalog,1965

S&H Green Stamps were trading stamps popular in the from the
1930s until the late 1980s. They were distributed as part of a
rewards program operated by the Sperry & Hutchinson company
(S&H), founded in 1896 by
Thomas Sperry and Shelley Byron
Hutchinson
.

Customers would receive stamps at the checkout counter of many
supermarkets,
department stores, and gasoline stations among
other retailers, which could be redeemed for numerous products
in the
catalog (above).


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A Green Stamp Redemption Center.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST HEADLINE NEWS

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ED DANAHUE

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Sophia Loren  (Sofia Villani Scicolone) is 82 years young today.

Sophia Loren was a finalist for a beauty pageant in Naples at the age of
fourteen. She voiced the character Mama Topolino in the 2011 Disney
feature Cars 2 (below).

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