My favourite Christian apologist, C. S. Lewis, Anglican and brilliant man, died this day - 11/22/1963.
Also, Aldous Huxley, and it seems like there was one more...
75th Anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack which brought the United States into the Second World War.
Fifty years ago today, this wonderful programme premiered on telly.
Number Six: Where am I?
Number Two: In the Village.
Number Six: What do you want?
Number Two: Information.
Number Six: Whose side are you on?
Number Two: That would be telling. We want information… information… information.
Number Six: You won't get it.
Number Two: By hook or by crook, we will.
Number Six: Who are you?
Number Two: The new Number Two.
Number Six: Who is Number One?
Number Two: You are Number Six.
Number Six: I am not a number! I am a free man!
jkt reminded me:
On this day in 1964, The Twilight Zone aired its series finale: The Bewitchin' Pool, written by Mr B's friend Earl Hamner.
June 23, 2013: Richard Matheson passed.
September 8, 1966: a new TV series called STAR TREK premieres on NBC. And the rest, as they say, is history.
Bless all of those who served and supported throughout the Greatest Generation!
Well said, fjp451, so we never forget their courage and sacrifice! Thanks for posting this.
On this date in 2012, May 20, actor Kirk Douglas was awarded the Ray Bradbury Creativity Award at Woodbury University in Burbank, California. Mr. Douglas was introduced by George Schlatter, the producer of the famous comedy TV series ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN. And the Award itself was presented to Mr. Douglas by Ray's friend, actress Bo Derek. (Ray was unable to attend due to his ill health.) To view that presentation ceremony, just click on the link below:
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