COUNTRY SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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Five Star Jubilee was a country music variety show carried by NBC-TV from
March 17–September 22, 1961. The live program, a spin-off of ABC-TV’s Jubilee
USA, was the first network color television series to originate outside New York
City or Hollywood. It was produced from the Landers Theater (above) in Springfield, Missouri. The series featured five rotating hosts, Snooky Lanson, Tex Ritter, Rex
Allen, Jimmy Wakely, and Carl Smith. The sponsor was Massey Ferguson.

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THE ‘’CHAMPAGNE MUSIC ‘’MAN WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1903

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Lawrence Welk (March 11, 1903 – May 17, 1992) was an accordionist
and bandleader who hosted The Lawrence Welk Show  on ABC from
1955 to 1982.  

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LENNON SISTER, DIANNE IS 71 TODAY

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Singer Dianne (Dee Dee) Lennon of The Lennon Sisters  quartet,
shown above with Lawrence Welk, debuted on the musical/variety 
TV show, Christmas Eve of 1955.
 

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