GEORGE BURNS WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1896

 
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George Burns ( Nathan Birnbaum), was a comedian, actor, and writer whose career spanned vaudeville, film, radio, and television along with his wife, Gracie Allen. George continued working until shortly before his death, in 1996 at the age of 100. 

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George Burns and Gracie Allen were the "first couple" of American comedy. From their early days in Vaudeville to the immensely popular "Burns & Allen" TV show, they continued working together until Gracie’s untimely death in 1964.The two had been married since 1926.

   
         
             The Burns and Allen Show was on CBS-TV from 1950 through 1958.
 

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THE BOB CUMMINGS SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1955

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Bob Cummings (center) played Hollywood playboy 
photographer Bob Collins, his sister Margaret was
Rosemary De Camp (seated right), secretary “Schultzy”
was played by Ann B. Davis (standing left) and as Bob’s
nephew “Chuck” was Dwayne Hickman (standing right). 
The NBC-TV sitcom aired until 1959. The Executive
Producer of the show was George Burns.

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Cumming’s also played the role of his grandfather in the series.

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A GREAT COMEDY DUO!

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George Burns and Gracie Allen on the TV set.

                         A  monolog from one of the shows.

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