Archive for December 30th, 2016

SHOW BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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Joseph Curtin and Alice Frost  as Mr. and Mrs. North (1950)

Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that aired on NBC and
CBS from 1942 to 1954. The fictional amateur detectives were created
by Frances and Richard Lockridge. They were featured in a series of
26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and
several radio and television series.

In 1946, Mr. and Mrs. North received the first Best Radio Drama Edgar
Award
from the Mystery Writers of America (in a tie with CBS‘s The
Adventures of Ellery
Queen
). The Woodbury Soap company was the
programs initial sponsor.

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PAST NEWS EVENTS ON THIS DAY

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MICHAEL NESMITH IS 74 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Robert Michael Nesmith was born in Houston, Texas.

Singer-guitarist Michael Nesmith of The Monkees (1966-1968) 
wrote the song "Different Drum" for Stone Poneys and was the
executive producer of the film Repo Man (1984). He joined the
Air Force before finishing high school and went on to work as
a songwriter. He won the first Video of the Year award at the
Grammy Awards for his show Elephant Parts.

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