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Tuesday, 06 September 2005

Funny Ladies

Mary NATPE Birthday to JoAnne Worley, Swoosie Kurtz, Jane Curtin, Jeff Foxworthy and Justin Whalen!

On this date in 1958, Steve McQueen starred on the CBS-TV series Wanted: Dead or Alive. McQueen played bounty hunter Josh Randall. Also in 1958, Georgia Gibbs sang "The Hula-Hoop Song" on The Ed Sullivan Show. It was the first national exposure for the Hula-Hoop craze. In 1976, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were reunited by Frank Sinatra -- after 20 years of going their separate ways. The former comedy team warmly met each other again during a surprise visit by Martin to Lewis’s annual Labor Day Telethon for Muscular Dystrophy. In 1989, Paula Abdul and Madonna dominated the sixth annual MTV Awards.

New releases on DVD this week include 21 Jump Street (Season 3); The Adventures of the Little Prince (Higher Than Eagles Fly; Somewhere in Space; The Complete Animated Series); Buffalo Bill (Seasons 1 & 2); The Bullwinkle Show (Best of Fractured Fairy Tales, Vol. 1; Season 3); Charmed (Season 2); Degrassi Junior High (Season 3); Doctor Who (Story #045 & Story #092); Doogie Howser, M.D. (Season 2); Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (Halloween Special); Fraggle Rock (Season 1; Vol. 4 Doin Things That Doozers Do); Goosebumps (Chillogy; Scary House; The Ghost Next Door); Kingdom Hospital (Vol. 1: The Beginning); The Last Chapter; Lost (Season 1); MacGyver (Season 3); Millennium (Season 3); Power Rangers S.P.D. (Vol. 2 & 3); The Saddle Club (Vol. 3: The Mane Event); Saturday Night Live (The Best of Dan Aykroyd; The Best of Gilda Radner; The Best of John Belushi; The First Five Years); So Little Time; and Tall Tales and Legends (Annie Oakley; Ponce De Leon; The Complete Series; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow).

There are 140 days until NATPE 2006.

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