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Lucille Benson

  • Jul 17, 1914 - Feb 17, 1984 (age 69)
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1984
Lucille Benson
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Lucille Benson

Lucille Benson passed away.
1982
Bring 'Em Back Alive
TV ShowSep 24, 1982

Bring 'Em Back Alive

Bring 'Em Back Alive is an adventure television series …
Bring 'Em Back Alive is an adventure television series starring Bruce Boxleitner, Cindy Morgan and Ron O'Neal. The series was shown in the United States from September 1982 to May 1983. Set in Singapore, it was one of several shows like Tales of the Gold Monkey to try to capture the success of Raiders of the Lost Ark. In reality, Frank Buck was a real big game trapper who was very famous in the 1930s. He wrote a book entitled Bring 'Em Back Alive. He appeared in several movies including a 1932 adaptation of the book and is remembered by serial fans as the star of Jungle Menace. It lasted only 17 episodes before being cancelled because of low ratings, due to being scheduled against ABC's Top 30 hits Happy Days and Laverne and Shirley.
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1981
Simon & Simon
TV ShowNov 24, 1981

Simon & Simon

Simon & Simon is an American detective television series …
Simon & Simon is an American detective television series that originally ran from 1981 to 1989. The series was broadcast on CBS, and starred Gerald McRaney and Jameson Parker as two disparate brothers who run a San Diego private detective agency.
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Halloween II
MovieOct 30, 1981

Halloween II

After Doctor Samuel Loomis shoot's Michael Myer's Six …
After Doctor Samuel Loomis shoot's Michael Myer's Six Times and falls off a Balcony. Michael escapes and continues his massacre in Haddonfield, Laurie is also sent to the Hospital and Dr Loomis gathers a Group of Police Officers to hunt Down Michael and put an end to his Murderous Rampage.
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Concrete Cowboys
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TV ShowFeb 7, 1981

Concrete Cowboys

Two down and out cowboys wind up in Nashville and are …
Two down and out cowboys wind up in Nashville and are mistaken for detectives. They are hired by the sister of a missing singer. Failed pilot episode with lots of Nashville cameos. Campy comedy/mystery.
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Nero Wolfe
TV ShowJan 16, 1981

Nero Wolfe

Nero Wolfe is a television series based on the characters in …
Nero Wolfe is a television series based on the characters in Rex Stout's series of detective stories that aired January 16 – August 25, 1981, on NBC. William Conrad fills the role of the detective genius Nero Wolfe, and Lee Horsley is his assistant Archie Goodwin. Produced by Paramount Television, the series updates the world of Nero Wolfe to contemporary New York City and draws few of its stories from the Stout originals.
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1980
Bosom Buddies
TV ShowNov 27, 1980

Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks …
Bosom Buddies is an American sitcom starring Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari created by Robert L. Boyett, Thomas L. Miller and Chris Thompson (Miller-Milkis-Boyett Productions). It aired for two seasons on ABC from November 27, 1980, to March 27, 1982, and in reruns in the summer of 1984 on NBC. The show features the misadventures of two single men, working in creative advertising, struggling in their industry while disguising themselves as women in order to live in the one apartment they could afford. Gender stereotypes and male/female interpersonal relationships were frequent themes.
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1979
1941
MovieDec 13, 1979

1941

Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl …
Hysteria grips California in the wake of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. An assorted group of defenders attempt to make the coast defensible against an imagined Japanese invasion, in this big budget, big cast comedy. Members of a Japanese submarine crew scout out the madness, along with a Captain in Germany's Kreigsmarine (Navy).
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Trapper John, M.D.
TV ShowSep 23, 1979

Trapper John, M.D.

Trapper John, M.D. was an American medical drama …
Trapper John, M.D. was an American medical drama television series and spin-off of the film MASH (1970). Pernell Roberts portrayed the title character, a lovable surgeon who became a mentor and father figure in San Francisco, California. The show ran on CBS from September 23, 1979, to September 4, 1986. Roberts played the character more than twice as long as had Wayne Rogers (1972–75) on the TV series M*A*S*H; Roberts took over the role played by Elliott Gould in the film.
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Time Express
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TV ShowApr 26, 1979

Time Express

Time Express was an American fantasy drama series, that …
Time Express was an American fantasy drama series, that was broadcast on CBS from April 26 to May 17, 1979 and later syndicated. The series was created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts who had both previously been involved in the creation of Charlie's Angels and Mannix. The series ran for four episodes before being cancelled.
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The Ropers
TV ShowMar 13, 1979

The Ropers

The Ropers is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from …
The Ropers is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from March 13, 1979, to May 22, 1980. It is a spin-off of Three's Company and loosely based on the British sitcom George and Mildred, which was itself a spin-off of Man About the House, on which Three's Company was based.
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The Dukes of Hazzard
TV ShowJan 26, 1979

The Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy …
The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy television series that was aired on CBS from January 26, 1979, to February 8, 1985. The show aired for a total of 147 episodes spanning seven seasons. The series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, which was also created by Gy Waldron and had many identical or similar character names and concepts.
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1977
The Love Boat
TV ShowSep 24, 1977

The Love Boat

The Love Boat is an American comedy/drama television …
The Love Boat 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 May 5, 1977 until May 24, 1986; plus, 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.
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The Greatest
MovieMay 19, 1977

The Greatest

Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatized version of his …
Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatized version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay, his conversion to Islam, his refusal of the Army draft, and the legal battle after being stripped of his World Title.
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Eight Is Enough
TV ShowMar 15, 1977

Eight Is Enough

Eight Is Enough (stylized as eight is enough) is an American …
Eight Is Enough (stylized as eight is enough) is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977 until May 23, 1981. The show was modeled on the life of syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a book by the same title.
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Code R
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TV ShowJan 21, 1977

Code R

Code R is an American action-adventure television series …
Code R is an American action-adventure television series that aired on CBS from January 21 to June 10, 1977. Code R focuses on the emergency services (police, fire, and ocean rescue) of the California Channel Islands. The series stars James Houghton, Martin Kove and Tom Simcox and ran for a single season of thirteen episodes.
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1976
Silver Streak
MovieDec 3, 1976

Silver Streak

George Caldwell is an overworked author, taking the "Silver …
George Caldwell is an overworked author, taking the "Silver Streak" from Los Angeles to Chicago. His problem is not getting on the train, but staying on the train. After witnessing a dead man being thrown off the train, George must find out the truth behind the murder. By plane, by train and by car, George and his unlikely sidekick, Grover Muldoon, a thief, must solve the mystery without having to be thrown off the train and save Caldwell's new girlfriend, Hilly Burns.
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Wanted: The Sundance Woman
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MovieOct 1, 1976

Wanted: The Sundance Woman

Wanted: The Sundance Woman released.
Alice
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TV ShowAug 31, 1976

Alice

Alice is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from August …
Alice is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from August 31, 1976, to March 19, 1985. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner in Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner, where Alice is employed.
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1975
Wonder Woman
TV ShowNov 7, 1975

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman, known for seasons 2 and 3 as The New …
Wonder Woman, known for seasons 2 and 3 as The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superhero of the same name. The show stars Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince and Lyle Waggoner as Steve Trevor Sr. & Jr. It originally aired for three seasons from 1975 to 1979. The show's first season aired on ABC and is set in the 1940s during World War II. The second and third seasons aired on CBS and are set in the 1970s, with the title changed to The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, and a complete change of cast other than Carter and Waggoner. Waggoner's character was changed to Steve Trevor Jr., the son of his original character.
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Switch
TV ShowSep 9, 1975

Switch

Switch is an American action-adventure detective series …
Switch is an American action-adventure detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, 1975, and August 20, 1978, bumping the Hawaii Five-O detective series to Friday nights.
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Three for the Road
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TV ShowSep 4, 1975

Three for the Road

Three for the Road is an American drama series that aired on …
Three for the Road is an American drama series that aired on CBS from September 14 to November 30, 1975. The series follows a recently widowed father and his two sons who in an attempt to assuage their grief, sell their house, procure a recreational vehicle, called the "Zebec", and travel around the United States. The program aired at 7 pm EST Sundays from September 14 to November 30, 1975 opposite The Wonderful World of Disney on NBC and The Swiss Family Robinson on ABC.
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1974
Betrayal
MovieDec 3, 1974

Betrayal

A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. …
A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
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Police Woman
TV ShowSep 13, 1974

Police Woman

Police Woman is an American television Police procedural …
Police Woman is an American television Police procedural starring Angie Dickinson that ran on NBC for four seasons, from September 13, 1974, to March 29, 1978.
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Little House on the Prairie
TV ShowSep 11, 1974

Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie …
Little House on the Prairie (known as Little House: A New Beginning in its final season) is an American western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, and Melissa Sue Anderson, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s. The show is an adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling series of Little House books. Television producer and NBC executive Ed Friendly became aware of the story in the early 1970s. He asked Michael Landon to direct the pilot movie. Landon agreed on the condition that he could also play Charles Ingalls.
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Huckleberry Finn
MovieMay 24, 1974

Huckleberry Finn

Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under …
Huckleberry Finn, a rambuctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi ...
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Mame
MovieMar 7, 1974

Mame

It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan …
It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis becomes the ward of their only living relative, Edward's equally wealthy New ...
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Apple's Way
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TV ShowFeb 10, 1974

Apple's Way

Apple's Way released.
1973
The Blue Knight
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MovieNov 11, 1973

The Blue Knight

Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department …
Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after twenty years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.
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Tom Sawyer
MovieMar 14, 1973

Tom Sawyer

Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great …
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
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The Devil's Daughter
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MovieJan 9, 1973

The Devil's Daughter

The Devil's Daughter is a 1973 American made-for-television …
The Devil's Daughter is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film starring Shelley Winters, Belinda Montgomery and Robert Foxworth. It originally aired as the ABC Movie of the Week on January 9, 1973.
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1972
The Waltons
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TV ShowSep 14, 1972

The Waltons

The Waltons is an American television series created by …
The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain and a 1963 film of the same name, about a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II.
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Private Parts
MovieSep 1, 1972

Private Parts

When Cheryl and her roommate quarrel, Cheryl moves into …
When Cheryl and her roommate quarrel, Cheryl moves into her aunt's skid-row hotel in downtown L.A. rather than return home to Ohio. The lodgers are odd, Aunt Martha is a moralizer obsessed with funerals, murder is afoot, and the inexperienced and trusting Cheryl may be the next victim. She wants to be treated like a woman, and she's drawn to George, a handsome photographer who longs for human contact but sleeps with a water-inflated doll and spies on Cheryl as she bathes. Jeff, a neighborhood clerk, may be Cheryl's only ally in what she doesn't realize is a perilous residence haunted by family secrets. And, what happened to Alice, a model who used to have Cheryl's room?
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Slaughterhouse-Five
MovieMar 15, 1972

Slaughterhouse-Five

"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The …
"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The opening words of the famous novel are the quickest summary of this haunting, funny film. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story of Pilgrim, who survives the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, then lives simultaneously in his past as a young American POW, in the future as a well-cared-for resident of a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, and in the present as a middle-aged optometrist in Ilium, N.Y.
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Women in Chains
MovieJan 25, 1972

Women in Chains

Women in Chains is a 1972 American television film …
Women in Chains is a 1972 American television film directed by Bernard L. Kowalski for ABC's The Movie of the Week. The leading players are Ida Lupino, Belinda Montgomery, Lois Nettleton and Jessica Walter.
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Emergency!
TV ShowJan 15, 1972

Emergency!

Emergency! is an American television series that …
Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was a joint production of Mark VII Limited and Universal Television. It debuted on NBC as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, replacing the two short-lived series The Partners and The Good Life, and ran until May 28, 1977, with six additional two-hour television films during the next two years.
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1971
Duel
MovieNov 10, 1971

Duel

Steven Spielberg directs Duel, a high-velocity thriller about a …
Steven Spielberg directs Duel, a high-velocity thriller about a motorist terrorized by an evil truck. Dennis Weaver stars as the traveling salesman waging a desperate battle for survival after he is mysteriously singled out. Praised for its deft use of relentlessly mounting psychological tension, Duel features one of the most uniquely terrifying "characters" in movie history: a massive, roaring, 40-ton truck with sheer menace.
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Cade's County
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TV ShowSep 19, 1971

Cade's County

Cade's County is a modern-day Western/crime drama which …
Cade's County is a modern-day Western/crime drama which aired Sundays at 9:30 pm (EST) on CBS during the 1971–1972 television season. There were 24 episodes.
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Cannon
TV ShowSep 14, 1971

Cannon

Cannon is an American detective television series produced by …
Cannon is an American detective television series produced by Quinn Martin which aired from 1971 to 1976. The primary protagonist is the title character, private detective Frank Cannon, played by William Conrad.
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The New Andy Griffith Show
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TV ShowJan 8, 1971

The New Andy Griffith Show

The New Andy Griffith Show …
The New Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in 1971 on Fridays at 8:30 ET. It debuted on January 8, 1971, and ended on May 21, 1971.
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1970
Little Fauss and Big Halsy
MovieOct 21, 1970

Little Fauss and Big Halsy

A story of two motorcycle …
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford).
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WUSA
MovieAug 19, 1970

WUSA

Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right …
Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds his cynical detachment challenged by a lady friend, Geraldine, and by Rainey, a neighbor and troubled idealist who becomes aware of WUSA's sinister, hidden purpose. And when events start spinning out of control, even Rheinhardt finds he must take a stand.
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1967
Mannix
TV ShowSep 16, 1967

Mannix

Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from …
Mannix is an American television detective series that ran from 1967 to 1975 on CBS. Created by Richard Levinson and William Link and developed by executive producer Bruce Geller, the title character, Joe Mannix, is a private investigator. He was played by Mike Connors.
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1963
East Side/West Side
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TV ShowSep 23, 1963

East Side/West Side

East Side/West Side is an American drama series …
East Side/West Side is an American drama series starring George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, and later on, Linden Chiles. The series aired for one season (1963–64) and was shown Monday nights on CBS.
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1960
Insight
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TV ShowOct 2, 1960

Insight

Insight is an American religious-themed weekly anthology …
Insight is an American religious-themed weekly anthology series that aired in syndication from October 1960 to January 1985. Produced by Paulist Productions in Los Angeles, the series presented half-hour dramas illuminating the contemporary search for meaning, freedom, and love. Insight was an anthology series, using an eclectic set of story telling forms including comedy, melodrama, and fantasy to explore moral dilemmas.
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1959
The Fugitive Kind
MovieDec 1, 1959

The Fugitive Kind

Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to …
Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
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Bonanza
TV ShowSep 12, 1959

Bonanza

Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on …
Bonanza is an American western television series that ran on NBC from 1959 to 1973. Lasting 14 seasons and 431 episodes, Bonanza is NBC's longest-running western, and ranks overall as the second-longest-running western series on U.S. network television (behind CBS's Gunsmoke), and within the top 10 longest-running, live-action American series. The show continues to air in syndication. The show is set in the 1860s and it centers on the wealthy Cartwright family that live in the vicinity of Virginia City, Nevada, bordering Lake Tahoe. The series initially starred Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker and Michael Landon and later featured (at various times) Guy Williams, David Canary, Mitch Vogel and Tim Matheson. The show is known for presenting pressing moral dilemmas.
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1954
Walt Disney anthology television series
TV ShowOct 27, 1954

Walt Disney anthology television series

Walt Disney Productions …
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently.
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1914
Lucille Benson
BirthJuly 1914

Lucille Benson

Lucille Benson was born.
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