Saturday, January 6, 2018

January 6, 1945 The Saint premiered on NBC (with Edgar Barrier in the starring role)


On this day in 1945, The Saint premiered on NBC (with Edgar Barrier in the starring role). Subsequent versions of the program starred Brian Aherne, Vincent Price, Barry Sullivan and Tom Conway as Simon Templar.

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 5, 1935 Bob Hope show premiered on radio


On this day in 1935, Bob Hope show premiered on radio. Hope was known for his topical one liners, his rapid fire delivery, and for entertaining the troops all over the world.