Archive for the 'Sitcom' Category

IT’S BECOME A CHRISTMAS CLASSIC!

Image result for movie a christmas story 1983

A 1983  Christmas comedy film directed by Bob Clark, and based on Jean
Shepherd
‘s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book In God We Trust: All
Others Pay
Cash
, with some elements from his 1971 book Wanda Hickey’s
Night of Golden Memories
.

Related image

Peter Billingsley-Michaelsen turned 46 on April 16.

Related image

Related image
 
A rare behind-the-scenes photo.

Image result for movie a christmas story

rrr
1930’s

posted by Bob Karm in Christmas,HISTORY,HOLIDAY,MOVIES,Sitcom,THEN AND NOW,TV and have No Comments

M*A*S*H STAR IS 80 YEARS YOUNG TODAY

Image result for young loretta swit

Related image
Loretta Jane Swit was born in Passaic, New Jersey

  
Loretta Swit played the role of head nurse Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan
on CBS-TV’s M*A*S*H (1972-1983). She won two Emmy Awards for her work.  

Image result for mash

posted by Bob Karm in Awards,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,Medical,MILITARY,Sitcom,THEN AND NOW,TV series and have No Comments

HENRY WINKLER IS 72 YEARS OLD TODAY

Related image

Related image

Image result for henry winkler 2017
Henry Franklin Winkler was born in New York City.

Henry Winkler rose to fame as the greaser mechanic The Fonz on Happy Days
during the 1970s on ABC. He has since had multiple roles in film and television.

Winkler made his acting debut in his 8th grade school production of Billy Budd,
after which he earned his bachelor’s degree from Emerson College in 1967 and
graduated from Yale School of Drama in 1970.

Image result for happy days

Image result for henry winkler as the fonz
Henry Winkler and Ron Howard

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,Sitcom,THEN AND NOW,TV series and have No Comments

‘’BENSON’’ STAR HAS DIED AT 89

Image result for robert guillaume

Image result for robert guillaume
Robert Guillaume (Robert Peter Williams)
(November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017)

(AP) – Robert Guillaume, known for his Emmy, Tony and Grammy-
winning work, as well as TV sitcoms "Soap" and "Benson," has died.  

According to his widow, Donna Brown Guillaume, the St. Louis-born
performer died at home Tuesday in Los Angeles. He had been battling
prostate cancer.

Among Guillaume’s achievements was playing Nathan Detroit in the
first all-black version of "Guys and Dolls," earning a Tony nomination
in 1977. He became the first African-American to sing the title role of
"Phantom of the Opera," appearing with an all-white cast in Los
Angeles.

Fans may also know him as the voice of Rafiki in Disney’s "The Lion
King," for which he won a Grammy award for spoken-word recording
in 1995.

posted by Bob Karm in African American,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,HISTORY,New release,Sitcom,Soap opra,TV series and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Related image

Hermann Goering, a Nazi war criminal and founder of the Gestapo, poisoned himself just hours before his scheduled execution on this day in 1946.

Image result for nazi war criminal hermann goering commits suicide

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for spy math hari is executed
On this day in 1917, Mata Hari, the archetype of the seductive female spy,
is executed for espionage by a French firing squad at Vincennes outside
of Paris.

Image result for matahari spy

Image result for matahari spy

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for nikita khrushchev ousted as soviet union leader

It was announced on this day in 1964,  that Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev
had been removed from power. He was replaced with Alexei N. Kosygin.

Image result for nikita khrushchev ousted as soviet union leader

AssociatedPressLogo-main

ILoveLucyTitleScreen.jpg

The CBS-TV sitcom "I Love Lucy" premiered on this day in
1951. It starred
Lucille Ball
, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and
William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran
from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957.


 

Image result for i love lucy

Image result for i love lucy

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Execution,HISTORY,Leaders,Nazi Germany,Ousting,Sitcom,Spies,TV series,War crimes and have No Comments