CHILDREN’S SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1947

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The Small Fry Club, also known as Movies for Small Fry, was one of the earliest TV series made for children. It aired until June 15, 1951 on the DuMont Television Network  
and was hosted by "Big Brother Bob Emery" (shown below).The Small Fry Club originally aired weekly, but soon expanded to five days a week. According to television historians, it was possibly the first television series to air five days per week. Before it was on TV, the show got its start on radio, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Big Brother Bob Emery (real name Clair Robert Emery)

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Bob Emery (left) with quests Kukla, Fran and Ollie

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JANIS JOPLIN ~ JANUARY 19, 1943 – OCTOBER 4, 1970

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Janis Lyn Joplin was a singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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