My Three Sons - 1960 - 1972 The show starred Fred McMurray as widowed aircraft engineer Steve Douglas. His three sons were Robbie who was played by Don Grady, Mike played by Tim Considine, and Chip the youngest played by Barry Livingston. Uncle Charlie was played by William Demarest, and the dogs name was Tramp.
WELCOME BACK, KOTTER September 9, 1975 to June 8, 1979 on ABC The show was based on Gabe Kotter who was a founding member of the Sweathogs when he was a student at Buchanan and who is now returning to teach the same remedial classes in which he was a student in. The show brought attention to Brooklyn being “The 4th Largest City in America”. The theme song, "Welcome Back", was... Continue reading
Barbara Stanwyck was known during her 60-year career as a versatile professional and a favorite of directors, including Cecil B. DeMille and Frank Capra. She was nominated for the Academy Award four times, and won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. She was one of the actresses considered for the role of Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone With The Wind” and was the highest paid woman in the United States... Continue reading
The first of the line 1918 –1932 was a shell-shocked pup found by American serviceman Lee Duncan in a bombed-out dog kennel in France. The dog returned at war's end with Duncan to his home in Los Angeles. He learned tricks and could leap great heights. The dog's big break came when he stepped in for a recalcitrant wolf in The Man From Hell's River 1922. Rin Tin Tin’s first starring... Continue reading
Jimmy Stewart Captures Americana Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) premiered months after America went to war. Producer/director Frank Capra's classic comedy-drama establishes James Stewart as a leading actor with this film, the fifth film he has made in 1939. He is again teamed with his co-star Jean Arthur from 1938s Best Picture winner, Capra's You Can't Take It With You.... Continue reading
I Love Lucy Television Show Debuts October 15, 1951 I Love Lucy debuted last night on CBS at 9pm, and it was sensational. This show took years to be approved and finally in early 1951 agent Don Sharpe negotiated a contract with CBS and sponsor Philip Morris cigarettes for Desilu, the couple's new production company, to produce the show. CBS and the sponsor insisted that the program be... Continue reading
A Star Emerges John Wayne Stars in The Big Trail - 1930 Breck, played by a new emerging star John Wayne leads a wagon train of pioneers through Indian attack, storms, deserts, swollen rivers, down cliffs to their destiny out west while looking for the murder of a trapper and falling in love with Ruth ( played by Marguerite Churchill ). The plot is not much, but the cinema photography and... Continue reading
TOP MUSICAL HITS FROM 1964 1. I Want To Hold Your Hand, Beatles 2. She Loves You, Beatles 3. Where Did Our Love Go, Supremes 4. Oh, Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison 5. I Get Around, Beach Boys 6. Everybody Loves Somebody, Dean Martin 7. My Guy, Mary Wells 8. People, Barbara Streissand 9. Last Kiss, J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers 10. Hello, Dolly!, Louis Armstrong
1. I Want To Hold Your Hand, Beatles 2. She Loves You, Beatles 3. Where Did Our Love Go, Supremes 4. Oh, Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison 5. I Get Around, Beach Boys 6. Everybody Loves Somebody, Dean Martin 7. My Guy, Mary Wells 8. People, Barbara Streissand 9. Last Kiss, J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers 10. Hello, Dolly!, Louis Armstrong
Singin' in the Rain 1952 Set in 1927: Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are the darlings of the silent silver screen. Lina, however, mistakes the on-screen romance for real love. With the advent of sound in motion pictures, it is decided to turn the film into a "talkie" and a musical at that. The only problem is Lina's voice, which mere words cannot describe. Thus, Kathy... Continue reading

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