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JAY SIEGAL of the TOKENS Is 79 Today
He's 79 today and can still hit those amazing high notes when he performs THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT. He's JAY SIEGAL. The group had other hits such as "Tonight I Fell in Love," "He's in Town" and "Portrait of My Love," but is best kn…
SAM MOORE of Sam and Dave Is 83
He began as one of the Majestics, a doo wop group from the Miami, Florida area in 1956, but a decade later became a superstar "Soul Man" as one half of the famous Stax Records duo, Sam & Dave. He's SAM MOORE, a Soul Man extraordinaire, and he's 83 today. Wa...
SNL Debuted this Day 1975 with Carlin as Host
It still runs today, some 43 years later. Saturday Night Live premiered this very day in 1975 on NBC. Prior to this, Johnny Carson reruns ran  in the time slot, but when Carson requested an end to that, NBC developed a new, live variety series...
DARYL HALL Is 72 Today
Daryl Hall is 72 today. He began with a soul group in the 1960s called the Temptones, but found fame after a chance meeting in an elevator with fellow blue-eyed soul singer John Oates. Click below to see an early video of one of the duo's early hits, "She's Gone...
I LOVE LUCY Debuted 67 Years Ago this Week
Amazingly, I Love Lucy still runs in syndication daily almost everywhere in the world. Amazing because it debuted on CBS this very week in 1951 - 67 years ago. Funny is funny, and this sitcom is eternally funny. Click below to see the show as it hasn't been shown since its original airing - wit…
THE JETSONS Debuted on ABC this Day in 1962
One of TV's first prime time cartoons, The Jetsons debuted on ABC this day in 1962. Basically, it was The Flintstones set in the future, and everyone knows the theme song. However, you probably haven't seen it like this SINCE 1962 - with the original Scotch Tape Sponsorship …
RAY CHARLES Was Born this Day 1930
Nicknamed "The Genius of Soul," RAY CHARLES was born this day in 1930. NOT blind since birth, instead losing his sight around the age of 5, he overcome his physical challenges to become one of music's all-time greats. See a performance of the classic "Unchain My Heart…
PERRY MASON Began Its Long Run on CBS this Day 1957
It still runs daily on numerous cable channels, Perry Mason starring Raymond Burr and Barbara Hale debuted on CBS this day in 1957, based on the books of Erle Stanley Gardner. Of course, Burr later enjoyed another long run as TV's Ironside...
ADAM 12 Debuted on NBC this Day in 1968
Exactly 50 years ago today, Adam 12 began its eight year run on NBC. It starred Martin Milner, formerly of Route 66, and Kent McCord who had previously appeared numerous times on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Here's the opening credits...

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