JIM BACKUS WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1913

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Jim Backus was a radio, television, film, and voice actor. Among his most
remembered roles… the voice of Mr. Magoo,  Joan Davis’s husband on  
TV’s I married Joan, and Thurston Howell, lll on the CBS-TV hit sitcom 
Gilligan’s Island (1964 – 1967). Jim died on July 3, 1989. He was 76. 

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Jim Backus with Joan Davis

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Jim Backus as Thurston Howell, lll in Gilligan’s Island

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PETER TORK OF THE MONKEES IS 69 TODAY

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Peter Tork is a musician and actor, best known as a member of The Monkees. He was
a folk musician before joining the group in 1966, touring with several bands around  
the world. 

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