‘’THE GUNNY’’ IS 67 YEARS OLD TODAY

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R. Lee Ermey is a retired U.S Marine Corps drill instructor and actor. He has often
played the roles of authority figures, such as his breakout performance as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Full Metal Jacket (1987), Mayor Tilman in the Alan Parker film Mississippi Burning (1988), the sheriff in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) remake, and the voice of the plastic army men leader Sarge in the Toy Story films (1995, 1999, 2010). Ermey has hosted two programs on the History Channel: Mail Call, in which he answered viewers’ questions about the military ,both modern and historic; and Lock N’ Load with R. Lee Ermey, which focused on the development of various types of weapons.

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Ermey in Full Metal Jacket

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R. Lee Ermey in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

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TODAY, VERONICA HAMEL IS 67

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Veronica Hamel co-starred with Daniel J. Travanti
as Public Defender Joyce Davenport on NBC’s
”Hill Street Blues”. It aired from 1981 to 1987. be careful out there!
Michael Conrad who played Sgt. Philip Freemason 
on the TV series.

HEY, LET’S BE CAREFUL OUT THERE”!

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RADIO’S EARLY DAY’S

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‘The Lone Ranger’ premiered January 30,1933 on WXYZ radio in Detroit. It then moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and finally to NBC’s Blue Network, which became ABC. The last episode was  broadcast on September 3, 1954. The lead role was played by several actor’s, the most remembered was the shows announcer for a few years, Brace Beemer, pictured above. He played the role till the final show. Beemer
also protrayed “Sergeant Preston Of The Yukon” for a brief time.

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