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Lola Falana

  • Sep 11, 1942 (age 77)
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1998
Hollywood Squares
TV ShowSep 14, 1998

Hollywood Squares

Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two …
Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two contestants compete in a game of tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes. The show piloted on NBC in 1965, and the regular series debuted in 1966 on the same network. The board for the game is a 3 × 3 vertical stack of open-faced cubes, each occupied by a celebrity seated at a desk and facing the contestants. The stars are asked questions by the host, and the contestants judge the truth of their answers to gain squares in the right pattern to win the game.
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1989
Mad About You
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MovieAug 26, 1989

Mad About You

Casey, a vice president of her father's company, has …
Casey, a vice president of her father's company, has nobody in her life. But overnight, she meets three eligible bachelors: a preppy old friend, a star quarterback, and waiter-musician. ...
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1983
Hotel
TV ShowSep 21, 1983

Hotel

Hotel is an American prime time soap drama series which …
Hotel is an American prime time soap drama series which aired on ABC from September 21, 1983, to May 5, 1988, in the timeslot following Dynasty. Based on Arthur Hailey's 1965 novel of the same name (which had also inspired a 1967 feature film), the series was produced by Aaron Spelling and set in the elegant and fictitious St. Gregory Hotel in San Francisco (changed from the New Orleans setting of the novel and film). Establishing shots of the hotel were filmed in front of The Fairmont San Francisco atop the Nob Hill neighborhood. Episodes followed the activities of passing guests, as well as the personal and professional lives of the hotel staff.
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Reading Rainbow
TV ShowJun 6, 1983

Reading Rainbow

Reading Rainbow is an American half-hour educational …
Reading Rainbow is an American half-hour educational children's television series that aired on PBS Kids from June 6, 1983 to November 10, 2006, with a total of 155 half-hour episodes spanning over 21 seasons. The show encouraged children to read. In 2012, an iPad and Kindle Fire educational interactive book reading and video field trip application was launched bearing the name of the program.
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1982
Late Night with David Letterman
TV ShowFeb 1, 1982

Late Night with David Letterman

Late Night with David …
Late Night with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman. It premiered on NBC on February 1, 1982, and concluded on June 25, 1993. Letterman began hosting Late Show with David Letterman on CBS in August 1993. The series has since been reformatted as Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
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1981
Entertainment Tonight
TV ShowSep 14, 1981

Entertainment Tonight

Entertainment Tonight (or …
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States and owned by CBS Interactive.
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1980
The John Davidson Show
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TV ShowJun 30, 1980

The John Davidson Show

The John Davidson Show …
The John Davidson Show hosted by singer John Davidson was the replacement series for The Mike Douglas Show. Sticking with a similar format, co-hosts, music, interview and entertainment with John's charismatic personality added a younger touch to the show. During the same time he also hosted the Primetime series That's Incredible! The show's musical group was The John Toben Band. Produced by Westinghouse this Group W Productions was produced by Vince Calandra Sr. The executive producers were Frank R. Miller and Frank Brill. John was signed for 7.5 million dollars for a 5 year contract for the talk show, which ended unsuccessfully after two years.
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1978
Vega$
TV ShowApr 25, 1978

Vega$

Vegas (stylized as Vega$) is an American private detective …
Vegas (stylized as Vega$) is an American private detective crime drama television series that aired on ABC from April 25, 1978, to June 3, 1981. Vega$ was produced by Aaron Spelling, and created by Michael Mann. The series (with the exception of special episodes filmed in Hawaii and San Francisco) was filmed in its entirety in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The Jim Nabors Show
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TV ShowMar 19, 1978

The Jim Nabors Show

A variety show hosted by the singer and star of Gomer Pyle.
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an …
The Love Boat (simply Love Boat in its final season) is an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from 1977 to 1987; in addition, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing (played by Gavin MacLeod) and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984. Its regular port of call was Puerto Vallarta.
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1976
The Wolfman Jack Show
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TV ShowOct 5, 1976

The Wolfman Jack Show

The Wolfman Jack Show released.
Van Dyke and Company
TV ShowSep 20, 1976

Van Dyke and Company

After the success of his 2 sitcoms, The Dick Van Dyke Show …
After the success of his 2 sitcoms, The Dick Van Dyke Show and The New Dick Van Dyke Show, comedian Dick Van Dyke, just like many others, decided to try his hand at a variety show. Titled Van Dyke and Company, it premiered in September 1976. It featured Dick Van Dyke standing in front of several doors, one of which a guest star would come out of. The show was best known for Dick's pantomime acting and a recurring skit about the dumbest family in the world, coincidently named "The Bright Family". Van Dyke & Co also featured appearances by the Los Angeles Mime Company. However, the show, like many other variety shows at the time, was cancelled rather quickly. Dick Van Dyke would later create a new sitcom, The Van Dyke Show.
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The Muppet Show
TV ShowSep 5, 1976

The Muppet Show

The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by …
The Muppet Show is a comedy television series created by Jim Henson and featuring The Muppets. The series originated as two pilot episodes produced by Henson for ABC in 1974 and 1975, respectively. While neither episode was moved forward as a series and other networks in the United States rejected Henson's proposals, British producer Lew Grade expressed interest in the project and agreed to co-produce The Muppet Show for ATV. Five seasons, totalling 120 episodes, were broadcast on ATV and other ITV franchises in the UK and in first-run syndication in the US from 1976 to 1981. The programme was filmed at Elstree Studios, England.
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1975
Lola!
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TV ShowDec 18, 1975

Lola!

By the late 1970s, Lola Falana was considered the "Queen of …
By the late 1970s, Lola Falana was considered the "Queen of Las Vegas". She played to sold-out crowds at The Sands, The Riviera, and the MGM Grand hotels.
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Lady Cocoa
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MovieDec 1, 1975

Lady Cocoa

Foxy Lady Cocoa is out to take down her mobster boyfriend.
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Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya
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TV ShowAug 7, 1975

Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya

Capitalizing on Ben Vereen's …
Capitalizing on Ben Vereen's popularity in the Roots mini-series, NBC offered the star his own summer variety show. The show featured comedy sketches, musical numbers, and lots of dancing, spear-headed by Mr. Vereen himself.
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Nomination1975

Best Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Doctor Jazz".
Tony Award
1974
The Klansman
MovieOct 25, 1974

The Klansman

A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his …
A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his small Alabama town as tensions boil over when a black man is accused of raping a white woman.
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Tattletales
TV ShowFeb 18, 1974

Tattletales

Tattletales is an American game show that first aired on the …
Tattletales is an American game show that first aired on the CBS daytime schedule on February 18, 1974. It was hosted by Bert Convy, with several announcers including Jack Clark, Gene Wood, Johnny Olson and John Harlan providing the voiceover at various times. Wood was the primary announcer during the show's first run, and Olson was announcing during the 1980s.
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1973
NBC Follies
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TV ShowSep 13, 1973

NBC Follies

A variety show modeled on the old vaudeville shows. A mixture …
A variety show modeled on the old vaudeville shows. A mixture of comedic skits and musical performances with no regular host. It's opening theme was " It's Follies Time" by Harper McKay.
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1971
Soul Train
TV ShowOct 2, 1971

Soul Train

Soul Train is an American music-dance television program …
Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired in syndication from October 2, 1971, to March 27, 2006. In its 35-year history, the show primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, dance/pop, and hip hop artists, although funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artists also appeared. The series was created by Don Cornelius, who also served as its first host and executive producer.
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Feliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr.
Marriage1971

Feliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr.

Married Feliciano Vierra Tavares, Jr..
1970
The Flip Wilson Show
TV ShowSep 17, 1970

The Flip Wilson Show

The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that …
The Flip Wilson Show is an hour-long variety show that originally aired in the US on NBC from September 17, 1970 to June 27, 1974. The show starred American comedian Flip Wilson; the program was one of the first American television programs starring a black person in the title role to become highly successful with a white audience. Specifically, it was the first successful network variety series starring an African American. During its first two seasons, its Nielsen ratings made it the nation's second most watched show.
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The Liberation of L.B. Jones
MovieMar 18, 1970

The Liberation of L.B. Jones

A gloomy vision of the …
A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. Taking a stand against racism, he is greeted with a hostile bunch of Southern bigots and other various stereotypes.
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New Star of the Year – Actress
Nomination1970

New Star of the Year – Actress

Nominated for "The Liberation of L.B. Jones".
Golden Globe Award
1968
The Mod Squad
TV ShowSep 24, 1968

The Mod Squad

The Mod Squad is an American crime drama series that ran …
The Mod Squad is an American crime drama series that ran on ABC from 1968 to 1973. It starred Michael Cole as Peter "Pete" Cochran, Peggy Lipton as Julie Barnes, Clarence Williams III as Lincoln "Linc" Hayes, and Tige Andrews as Captain Adam Greer. The executive producers of the series were Aaron Spelling and Danny Thomas.
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The Dick Cavett Show
TV ShowMar 4, 1968

The Dick Cavett Show

This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett …
This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC: ABC This Morning/The Dick Cavett Show ABC Daytime March 1968 - January 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Primetime May 1969 - September 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night December 1969 - January 1975 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night September - December 1986
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1967
Lola Colt
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MovieOct 22, 1967

Lola Colt

Lola, a saloon dancer arrives in the town of Sant'Anna with some …
Lola, a saloon dancer arrives in the town of Sant'Anna with some other dancers. The town is however terrorized by El Diablo an outlaw who wants to sell the surrounding land to the railroad company. Lola helps the colonists rebel together with Rod, a youth who has fallen in love with her.
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Quando dico che ti amo
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MovieAug 18, 1967

Quando dico che ti amo

Quando dico che ti amo released.
1966
A Man Called Adam
MovieAug 3, 1966

A Man Called Adam

A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with …
A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.
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1965
The F.B.I.
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TV ShowSep 19, 1965

The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. is an American police television series created by …
The F.B.I. is an American police television series created by Quinn Martin and Philip Saltzman for ABC and co-produced with Warner Bros. Television, with sponsorship from the Ford Motor Company, Alcoa and American Tobacco Company in the first season. Ford sponsored the show alone for subsequent seasons. The series was broadcast on ABC from 1965 until its end in 1974. Starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Philip Abbott and William Reynolds, the series, consisted of nine seasons and 241 episodes, chronicles a group of FBI agents trying to defend the US Government from unidentifed threats.
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Hullabaloo
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TV ShowJan 12, 1965

Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo is an American musical variety series that ran on …
Hullabaloo is an American musical variety series that ran on NBC from January 12, 1965 through April 11, 1966 (with repeats to August 1966). Similar to Shindig! it ran in prime time in contrast to ABC's American Bandstand.
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1964
The Hollywood Palace
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TV ShowJan 4, 1964

The Hollywood Palace

The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television …
The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television variety show that was broadcast weekly Saturday nights (except September 1967 to January 1968, when it was seen Monday nights) on ABC from January 4, 1964, to February 7, 1970. Titled The Saturday Night Hollywood Palace during its first few weeks, it began as a midseason replacement for The Jerry Lewis Show, another variety show, which had lasted only three months.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1942
Lola Falana
BirthSeptember 1942

Lola Falana

Lola Falana was born.
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