CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1929

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The tombs of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Koreta King at the MLK Center in 
Atlanta, Georgia

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IT WAS A SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL!

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This Western drama started on radio beginning Saturday,
April 26, 1952 and ran till June 18, 1961. It was heard
on the CBS radio network(KOIN in Portland). The cast
included William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon, Howard
McNear as Doc Charles Adams,Georgia Ellis as Kitty
Russell, and Parley Baer as Dillon’s Deputy Chester
Proudfoot. The first episode was titled,”Billy The Kid”.
The show was set in Dodge City, Kansas during the
1870’s.
 
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The cast of Gunsmoke. Pictured in the
background is Star William Conrad,left,
and Charles Adams.Shown in front is
Georgia Ellis and Parley Baer.

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George Walsh, announcer for the series.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

 

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CHART TOPPER ON THIS DATE IN 1960

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Georgia On My Mind became Georgia’s State Song in 1979.

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