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FROM THE TV GUIDE COVER ARCHIVE ~ 1955

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Bill Cullen, Jayne Meadows, Henry Morgan, Faye Emerson,
Garry Moore of "I’ve Got a Secret"

I've Got a Secret - Wikipedia


Original network: CBS (1952-67, 1976)

produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman.

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THE ‘WHEEL’ IS STILL TURNING SINCE 1975

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Wheel of Fortune, one of the the longest-running syndicated game
show in American television, premieres on NBC on January 6, 1975. Created by television legend Merv Griffin and hosted since the early 1980s by Pat Sajak and Vanna White (below), Wheel is one of the
most popular television shows in the world.

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White next to the Wheel of Fortune puzzle board.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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1948

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1947

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ACTRESS IS 99 YEARS YOUNG TODAY!

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Betty Marion White Ludden

Actress and comedian Betty White, with a television career
spanning over 80 years, has worked longer in that medium
than anyone else in the television industry. She is regarded
as a pioneer of television, and was one of the first women
to exert control in front of and behind the camera and is
recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom
(Life
with Elizabeth
),
[which contributed to her receiving the
honorary title
Mayor of Hollywood in 1955.

 

Betty White, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Betty White (center) on The Mary Tyler Moore Show which
aired on CBS from 1970 – 1977.

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GAME SHOW HOST HAS DIED AT 80

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George Alexander Trebek (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020)


(FoxNews) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died early Sunday
after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The show made the
announcement of his death at his home where he was
surrounded by his family.

On March 6, 2019, Trebek announced that he had been
diagnosed with
stage IV pancreatic cancer.

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