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September 30, 2014 07:15 GMT
On September 30th, 1950, the Grand Ole Opry was first televised by Nashville station WSM. WSM-AM had been broadcasting the Opry on radio since 1925.
In 1955, actor James Dean was killed in the collision of his sports car with another automobile near Cholame, California. He was 24.
In 1960, "The Flintstones" made its debut on ABC.
In 1965, Donovan made his American TV debut on "Shindig!"
In 1967, John Lennon and Paul McCartney appeared on "The David Frost Show" to talk about the virtues of transcendental meditation as taught by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
In 1982, "Cheers," with Ted Danson and Shelly Long, made its debut on NBC. It ran until 1993.
In 1984, "Murder, She Wrote," starring Angela Lansbury, premiered on CBS.
Today's Birthdays: Author Elie Wiesel (EL'-ee vee-ZEHL') is 86. Actress Angie Dickinson is 83. Singer Cissy Houston is 81. Singer Johnny Mathis is 79. Actor Len Cariou ("The Four Seasons") is 75. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 71. Singer Sylvia Peterson of The Chiffons is 68. Actor John Finn ("Cold Case") is 62. Guitarist John Lombardo (10,000 Maniacs) is 62. Country singer Deborah Allen is 61. Jazz singer Patrice Rushen is 60. Actor Barry Williams ("The Brady Bunch") is 60. Actress Fran Drescher is 57. Country singer Marty Stuart is 56. Actress Crystal Bernard ("Wings") is 53. Actor Eric Stoltz is 53. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 52. Country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 51. Singer Trey Anastasio of Phish is 50. Bassist Robby Takac (TAY'-kak) of The Goo Goo Dolls is 50. Actress Monica Bellucci ("The Passion of the Christ," "The Matrix Reloaded") is 50. Actor Silas Weir Mitchell ("Grimm") is 45. Actor Tony Hale ("Arrested Development") is 44. Actress Jenna Elfman ("Dharma and Greg") is 43. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 40. Actress Marion Cotillard (koh-tee-YAHR') is 39. Actress Lacey Chabert (shuh-BEHR') ("Mean Girls," "Party of Five") is 32. Actor Kieran Culkin is 32. Rapper T-Pain is 30.
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LOCO MOCO RECORD
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