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SHOW HEARD FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1933


Tom Mix was heard on NBC Radio for the first time. It aired until June
of 1950.

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Thomas Edwin Mix (Thomas Hezikiah Mix)
(January 6, 1880 – October 12, 1940)

Mix appeared in 291 films, all but nine of which were
silent movies. He was Hollywood’s first Western star
and helped define the genre as it emerged in the early
days of the cinema.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 1957, 300 U.S. Army troops stood guard as nine black students were escorted to class at Central High School in Little Rock, AR. The children had been forced to withdraw 2 days earlier because
of unruly white mobs.

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Michael Kirk Douglas is 74 today.

Michael Douglas won an Academy Award for
Best Actor for his role in the 1987 film
Wall
Street
. He reprised his role in the 2010 sequel
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. His other
notable film credits include The Game (1997),
Traffic (2000), Basic Instinct (1992) and Falling
Down
(1993).  He is the son of legendary actor
Kirk Douglas.

A poster depicting an older man standing on a concrete platform, wearing a business outfit, holding a briefcase and a shotgun. Above in black letters it reads: "Michael Douglas". Below in large white letters over a red background it reads: "Falling Down". Beneath that with the film credits, it reads in small white letters: "A Joel Schumacher Film". In the background are skyscrapers and a smog filled sky.

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