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    Unchained Melody was a song written by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. In 1955 three versions of the songs were recorded that year by Les Baxter, Al Hibbler and Roy Hamilton. The 1965 version by the Righteous Brothers was the most popular version espec

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    Gary Moore In An Unusual Commercial

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  • Popular Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

    Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

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    The last surviving witness to Abraham Lincoln's assassination, 96-year-old Samuel Seymour, is a challenger on I've Got A Secret in 1956. (He died two months later.)

  • Popular Send In The Clowns

    Send In The Clowns

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    Send in the Clowns is by far the most popular video on YouRememberThat.com with 5.6 million views as of 3/10/2016. Such a classic video with all the great actors and actresses like Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason

  • Popular Action Play Sets by Marx

    Action Play Sets by Marx

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    Play set carry all's were very popular toys produced by Marx during the 50's, 60's and 70's. They were sold as sets without "accessories sold separately". The play sets provided hours of fun through a child's imagination.

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  • Popular Amos and Andy TV Show

    Amos and Andy TV Show

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    Amos and Andy was a radio show from 1928 until 1960. The television series ran on CBS from 1951 to 1953 and lived on in reruns from 1954 to 1966. Amos 'n Andywas the first U.S. television program with an all-black cast.

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  • 00:58 Popular The Adventures Superman TV intro

    The Adventures Superman TV intro

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    Adventures of Supermanis an American television series based oncomic bookcharacters and concepts created in 1938 byJerry SiegelandJoe Shuster. The show is the first television series to featureSupermanand began filming in 1951 in California onRKO-Path&eac

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  • Popular 1957 Dodge Advertisement Featuring Lawrence Welk

    1957 Dodge Advertisement Featuring Lawrence Welk

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    Most early TV shows were sponsored by one main advertiser like Dodge did for Lawrence Welk for his champagne music from Hollywood.

  • Popular An Evening With Fred Astaire In Color

    An Evening With Fred Astaire In Color

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    A rare color television broadcast in 1958 with Fred Astaire in a variety show produced by they Chrysler Corporation as seen on KARD-TV 3 in Witchita Kansas .

  • Popular Hopalong Cassidy Sunbeam Bread Commercial

    Hopalong Cassidy Sunbeam Bread Commercial

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    Clarence E. Mulford wrote the popular short stories back in 1904 and the TV show hopedalong from 1952 to 1954 and was popular on radio and in movie theaters.

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