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What Happened – September 28

It was on this day in 1963 that the cartoon Tennessee Tuxedo and his Tales debuted on TV. Joe Harris, the creator, was inspired to make educational programming for kids after the commissioner of the FCC declared television to be a “vast wasteland.” Tennessee (a penguin) and … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 9

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxPppXaPonY “Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys.” It was on this day in 1965 that an advertisement with those words ran in Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. Almost 450 people tried … Continue reading

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