Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Happy Birthday, Laraine Day!


Actress Laraine Day, the love interest in the Dr. Kildare film series and "the First Lady of Baseball" while married to Leo Durocher, would have celebrated her 100th birthday on October 13, 2020. November 10 of that this year is the 13th anniversary of her death.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

October 10, 1937: 'Thirty Minutes on Hollywood' first presented on Mutual

October 10, 1937: The Mutual Broadcasting System presented the Thirty Minutes in Hollywood show, which was sponsored by 48 sponsored.The show became the first show to air in 72 cities nationwide. The show starred George Jessle and Norma Talmadge, accompanied by the Tommy Tucker Orchestra.

Thirty Minutes to Hollywood was a radio program that showcased many different types of entertainment, especially those that were not usually seen on conventional radio variety shows during the time. Apart from the main hosts George Jessel, Norma Talmadge, and Tommy Tucker and his orchestra, the show also featured other personalities like Lois Wilson, Clarence Muse, and Amy Arnell.