Sunday, July 5, 2015

July 5, 1951: Silver Eagle' First airs on ABC

 
July 5, 1951: The Silver Eagle, starring Jim Ameche as Jim West, first appeared on ABC and made the leap into radio's action-adventure listing.

The series, sponsored by General Mills, went on to become a huge hit. The show ran from 1951-1954 and starred Jim Ameche, who played a Canadian Mountie.