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July 26, 1895 Gracie Allen was born

On this day in 1895, Gracie Allen was born.

July 22, 1924 Margaret Whiting was born

On this day in 1924, Margaret Whiting was born.

June 14: Happy Birthday Cliff Edwards

What did Disney’s Jiminy Cricket and Cliff Edwards have in common? The answer is that they were one in the same. Born in 1895 in Hannibal Missouri, Edwards would eventually become the voice of the famous conscience of Pinocchio in 1940. Cliff Edwards spent an incredible part of his career as a voice actor for varied formats. He was also a singer of many of the popular hits of the day, such as “Yes Sir, That’s My Baby” and “Singin in the Rain”. Edwards, or “Ukelele Ike”, became involved accompanying himself with the ukelele and was involved with the Ziegfeld follies. He turned that smallish string instrument into a popular item during the 1920’s. Throughout his few decades of working in entertainment, Clifton Edwards would appear in a number of movies as a character actor and a few Broadway performances. One of his friends of the day was the very creative Buster Keaton. Mr Keaton worked with Edwards in a few of his major motion pictures of the day. In 1932, Clifton Edwards got hi

June 13, 1913 Bob Bailey was born

On this day in 1913, Bob Bailey was born.

May 31, 1894 Fred Allen was born

On this day in 1894, Fred Allen was born.

May 30, 1908 Mel Blanc was born

On this day in 1908, Mel Blanc was born.

Old Time Radio Easter Shows

If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element "Easter Story" (Episode 34) With beautiful choir music celebrating the Resurrection and Eastertide, this program features a dramatized monologue for Easter . A fictional German minister gives a sermon about the meaning of Easter during wartime. He prays that we are merciful to the Jews during WWII . Click here for more free Easter Recordings to enjoy today!