Monday, January 14, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

January 7, 1926: The Wedding of Famous Comedian Duo

January 7, 1926: This day is the wedding anniversary of the famous couple George Burns and Gracie Allen. They were married in Cleveland, Ohio by the Justice of the Peace.

Burns and Allen were an American comedy duo. They performed together as a comedy team in vaudeville, films, radio, and television. The couple had great success in entertaining their fans for over four decades.
Burns and Allen met when they performed together at the Hill Street Theater in Newark, New Jersey in 1922.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

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.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

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.