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SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. May 25th

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May 25th was the birthdate of publisher/TV panellist Bennett Cerf, singer Ginny Simms and sportscaster Lindsay Nelson. It saw the last first-run TV episode of "Home Improvement," and the last breath of "Match Game" legend Charles Nelson Reilly. Also this date Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Jay Leno and Elton John made entertainment headlines. Details of these, and dozens more anniversaries, when you CLICK ON THE HEADLINE.

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 24th

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It's "Happy Birthday" today to Tommy Chong, Bob Dylan, Patty Labelle and Priscilla Presley. Nanaimo got its first radio station, CHUB AM 1570 on this date, while TV shows "Mad About You," " The Dean Martin Show" and "Designing Women" bid us adieu. Also breathing their last on May 24th were bandleader Duke Ellington, comic Dick Martin, Canadian fiddling star King Ganam and British comic actress Hermione Gingold. Check these and scores of other anniversaries INSIDE.

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. May 23rd

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May 23rd is the birthdate of big band stars Artie Shaw and Helen O'Connell, as well as singing star Rosemary Clooney. Both radio station KOL Seattle and Vancouver's Z95.3 signed on. Frank Sinatra. Ella Fitzgerald, the Everly Bros. and The Beatles made music headlines. Singer Eddy Howard, actor Sterling Hayden and comedian Moms Mabley breathed their last on this date, along with the TV series Full House, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Full details, and many more anniversaries, are to be found INSIDE.

Bribing Quebeckers with YOUR bucks!

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We're so glad the Journalism investigative heart still thrives in Harvey Oberfeld: We're Blessed! Federal NDP/Libs Want BC/West to Pay for Quebec Bridge(s) … Mean while, The BC/West Media Snoozes

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. May 22nd

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On this date the PBS kiddies favorite Mister Rogers Neighborhood was seen for the first time, while To Tell the Truth, the Rosie O'Donnell daytime talk show and Johnny Carson's Tonight Show were seen for the final time. Famed Top 40 deejay Robert W. Morgan checked out much too young, along with the Jack Benny radio show. Canada's broadcast regulator the CRTC made headlines, along with Jerry Lee Lewis, Cher, Raymond Burr, and Phil Donahue. Details of these and scores of other broadcast anniversaries INSIDE.

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. May 21st

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May 21st brought us Raymond Burr, Fats Waller, Dennis Day, Bill Reiter and Al Franken. News was made by Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogartt, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and two newly-crowned American Idols. And TV shows Miami Vice and Newhart, as well as distinguished actor Sir John Gielgud, took their final bows. Full details .. and many more anniversaries inside.

TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. May 20th

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This was the day of birth for James Stewart, George Gobel, Joe Cocker and Cher. Entertainment headline grabbers this date include Paul Anka, Jimi Hendrix and Connie Chung. And the first runs of TV favorites "Roseanne," " Barney Miller," " Fresh Prince of Belair" and "Cheers" all checked out for the last time, as did Gilda Radner and Annis Stukus. MANY MORE ANNIVERSARIES OF NOTE ARE INSIDE!

MONDAY in Broadcast History .. May 19th

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Broadcasters Jim Lehrer and David Hartman were born this date, along with rocker Pete Townshend. Marilyn Monroe, Keith Richards, Marv Albert and Rosie O'Donnell made headlines, while Ronald Colman, Henry Morgan, and KIXI Radio's Bob Liddle checked out on this date. Also saying farewell were TV shows Murder She Wrote, L.A. Law, and Survivor: Marquesas. MORE ANNIVERSARIES TO REMEMBER INSIDE!

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. May 18th

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Perry Como, Dwayne Hickman, George Strait and Tina Fey each first saw the light of day on this date, along with the OTR drama "Counterspy," and the TV movie remake of "Stagecoach." Taking their final bow on this date were actress Elizabeth Montgomery and bandleader/composer Leroy Anderson, along with the TV series "Murphy Brown" and "Baretta."

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 17th

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It's the birthday of Bob Saget, Bill Paxton, Jim Nantz, and radio's quiz for the intelligentsia "Information Please," and was the last day on earth for "Bobby Ewing," Willis Conover, Lawrence Welk and Gordon Sinclair.