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TV SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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Circus Boy is an action/adventure/drama series that aired in prime time on
NBC, and then on ABC, from 1956 to 1958. It was then rerun by NBC on
Saturday mornings, from 1958 to 1960. Micky Dolenz began his television
career in the series as the main character, young Corky who was adopted
by Joey the Clown (Noah Beery, Jr.), and the whole Burke and Walsh Circus
family. Dolenz was billed at the time as Mickey Braddock. He was later hired
for the role as the "drummer" in NBC’s sitcom The Monkees.

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George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. turned 71 in March.

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REMEMBER THE TWILIGHT ZONE COMICS?

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MAY 1976 (#70)

Gold Key Comics published a long-running Twilight Zone comic that featured
the likeness of Rod Serling introducing both original stories and occasional
adaptations of episodes. The comic outlived the television series by nearly
20 years and Serling by nearly a decade. A later revival of Twilight Zone
comics was published by Now Comics, spinning off of the 1980s revival of
the show.

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SITCOM DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1943

The radio series Archie Andrews was a teenage sitcom directly adapted
from the very popular comic strip of Bob Montana. It was first heard on
NBC Blue and lasted on-air until September 5, 1943. The show was also
broadcast on Mutual from 1944 to 1945.

Kenneth Banghart served as the announcer, while Bob Hastings played
the lead character Archie during the show’s NBC run. Other actors that
took over the main role include Burt Boyar, Jack Grimes, and Charles
Mullen. The other important character role, Jughead, was given to
Cameron Andrews and Hal Stone.


Doris Grundy (Betty) and Charles Mullen (Archie) during
rehearsal.


Harlan Stone (December 14, 1927-
February 21, 2007)

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CLINT WALKER IS 89 TODAY


Clint Walker (born Norman Eugene Walker in Hartford, Illinois)

Actor Clint Walker became known for starring in the ABC Western TV series
Cheyenne, which ran from 1955 to 1962, and for his role of Marshal Dave 
Harmon in the 1971 TV movie Yuma. He made over 40 appearances in his
television and film career, which earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk
of Fame in 1960. Walker worked as a doorman and club bouncer before
finding success in Hollywood.
 

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FIRST APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1962


Fictional superhero The Hulk was created by
Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
and was published by
Marvel Comics.  Lee said the Hulk’s creation
was inspired by a combination of Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr.
Hyde
.

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