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LUCILLE BALL ~ BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1911

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Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989)

Lucille Desiree Ball, one of America’s most famous redheads
and beloved comic actresses, was born near Jamestown,
New
York
. She became immortalized on TV’s I Love Lucy , a
sitcom which originally aired on CBS from October 15,
1951 to  May 6, 1957.6, 1957.

 

I Love Lucy'' series cast | I Love Lucy Wiki | Fandom
Cast members from left, Lucille Ball, Vivan Vance, Desi Arnaz, and William Frawley.

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IT REMAINS A POPULAR TV SERIES TODAY!

Soul 2 Spill: Perry Mason Vs. Ironside

Television's New Frontier: The 1960s: Perry Mason (1961)
Raymond William Stacy Burr
(May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993)


Perry Mason
is a
legal drama series that originally aired on CBS – TV
from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966. It starred Raymond Burr as
Perry Mason, Barbara Hale as secretary Della Street, William Hopper
as private dective Paul Drake, William Talman as district attorney
Hamilton Burger, and Ray Collins as police Lt. Tragg.

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Filming of the last episode (#271) of Perry Mason, "The Case of the
Final Fade-Out" (May, 22, 1966).

Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner made his sole appearance
as an actor, playing the judge presiding at the second trial. It was
Gail Patrick Jackson’s idea to give Gardner and other behind-the-
scenes members of the production crew a chance to appear in
uncredited cameos.  

Perry Mason
Erle Stanley Gardner
(July 17, 1889 – March 11, 1970)

That's Pulp! | Perry Mason novels: #49 and #50

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TELEVISION PIONEER HAS DIED AT 99

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Hugh Malcolm Downs (February 14, 1921 – July 1, 2020) 

Broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game
show host, and music composer. A regular television presence from
the 1940s through the 1990s, he had several successful roles on
morning television, prime time television, and late night television.

Downs served as announcer/sidekick for Tonight Starring Jack Paar
from 1957 to 1962, co-host of the
NBC News program Today from
1962 to 1971, host of the Concentration game show from 1958 to
1969, and anchor of the
ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to
1999. Downs died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Legendary newsman Hugh Downs dies at 99

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TELEVISION ICON HAS DIED AT 98

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Comedian and actor Carl Reiner has died aged 98
Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020)

Comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and publisher Carl Reiner’s career
spanned seven decades. During the early years of television comedy from
1950 to 1957, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of
Shows
, starring
Sid Caesar. In the 1960s, Reiner was best known as the
creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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Carl Reiner talks Dick Van Dyke Show Mel Brooks and Trump tweets

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FROM THAT GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION

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Omnibus is a commercially sponsored, educational television series
that ran on CBS-ABC-NBC from 1952 – 1961
.

The Omnibus was hosted by Alistair Cooke in his American television debut, featured diverse programming about science, the arts, and the humanities.

Omnibus TV Show: News, Videos, Full Episodes and More | TV Guide
Alistair Cooke (November 20, 1908 – March 30, 2004)
 

Innovation Icon – Les Paul – The Music Experience
Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss)
(June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009)

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