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FAMOUS TV CRIME SERIES BEGAN ON RADIO

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John Larkin as Perry Mason and Joan Alexander as Della
Street in 1950.


Perry Mason was a 15-minute radio crime serial based on the novels
of
Erle Stanley Gardner. Broadcast weekdays on CBS Radio from
1943 to 1955, the series was adapted into The Edge of Night which
ran on television for an additional 30 years. 


The actors portraying Mason switched frequently over the first three years of the show’s run, starting with Bartlett Robinson, followed by Santos Ortega and Donald Briggs. John Larkin (above) took over the starring role March 31, 1947, and portrayed Mason until the end of
the series in December of 1955. 

 

 

 

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Edward Moore Kennedy (February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009)

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ANGELA LANSBURY IS 92 TODAY

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Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury was born in London, England.

Golden Globe-winning actress Angela Lansbury played Jessica Fletcher
on the CBS television series  Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996), and also
gained recognition for her role in Mame (1966). She also provided the
voice of the teapot Mrs. Potts in the 1991 animated film
Beauty and the
Beast.
She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the 1945 film
The
Picture of Dorian Gray.

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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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All alone on stage, actress Marilyn Monroe sings ‘Happy Birthday’
to President John F. Kennedy, New York, on this day in 1962. 

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President John Kennedy acknowledges cheers at Madison Square
Garden during his pre-birthday salute.

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Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis (Bouvier)
(July 28, 1929 – May 19, 1994)

 


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   It was on this day in 1992.

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Amy Elizabeth Fisher will turn 42 August 21.

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Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend is 72 years old today.

Pete Townshend had plans to become a graphic artist before his music career
took off after his grandmother bought him his first guitar in 1956.

After having a spiritual awakening and becoming a Baba disciple, he was one
of very few rock stars who opposed the use of psychedelic drugs.

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