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Friday, 29 December 2006

Evolve & Prosper in 2007

The Board of Directors and staff of NATPE wish you a wonderful new year, filled with good health, happiness and success.

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NATPE Countdown – 17 Days to NATPE ‘07

Will we see you in Vegas? Have you registered? Booked your flight and hotel? Have you picked from more than 50 sessions which ones you’ll attend? Check out the full agenda online.

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Today in History

In 1985, Phil Donahue and a Soviet radio commentator hosted the Citizen’s Summit via satellite TV. It was a way for people from the U.S. and the former Soviet Union to question each other about politics and policies.

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NATPE Birthday To

Ted Danson, Jennifer Ehle, Jason Gould, Jude Law, Mary Tyler Moore, Mekhi Phifer, Paula Poundstone, Inga Swenson and Kevin Weisman.

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Thursday, 28 December 2006

Google Tests In-Stream Video Spot

Google is testing in-stream video ads with an eye toward creating a system that matches small-scale video creators and advertisers in much the same way its AdSense system works for Web site ads.

Read more on MediaWeek.com.

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Today in History

In 1956, after five years on television, the last Ding Dong School was seen on NBC. Miss Frances (Dr. Frances Horwich) rang the bell for one last time this day.

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NATPE Birthday To

Malcolm Gets, Chad McQueen, Seth Meyers and Sienna Miller.

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Wednesday, 27 December 2006

Today in History

In 1947, the children's TV program Howdy Doody debuted on NBC. Buffalo Bob Smith, Clarabelle the Clown (Bob Keeshan), Judy Canova and a host of others joined the show, which stayed on the air for 13 years.

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NATPE Birthday To

John Amos, Wilson Cruz, Maryam D'Abo, Emilie de Ravin, Eva La Ruea and Cokie Roberts.

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Friday, 22 December 2006

Today in History

In 1976, the last deal was made as production ended for Let’s Make A Deal. TV’s big dealer, Monty Hall, gave away an estimated $35 million in prizes and over 20,000 kisses during the 3,200 shows. Most of the prizes were behind door number...

Jay Stewart was the announcer and Carol Merrill was the spokesmodel.

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