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Jerry Lee Lewis Marriage Scandal

Jerry Lee Lewis was one of early rock-and-roll’s pioneers and leading performers. In December 1957, when he was 22 years…

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Festus Parts the Waters

Gunsmoke, the TV show was based on a Radio show by the same name. Gunsmoke ran from 1955 to 1975,…

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I Love Lucy – Five Santas

This holiday-themed tag appeared at the end of the I Love Lucy episode that aired on December 24, 1951. It…

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Milk And Cereal

This is sort of a history of cereals we enjoyed as kids. Cereal actually started as a granola style concoction…

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Aladdin School Lunch Boxes

Aladdin Industries was founded in 1908 as a kerosene lamp and stove company as Mantle Lamp Company (now you know…

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1957 Dodge Advertisement Featuring Lawrence Welk

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

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1955 Nash Rambler

The Nash Rambler was produced by the Nash Motors, a division of Nash-Kelvinator who then merged with the Hudson Car…

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Action Play Sets by Marx

Play set carry all’s were very popular toys produced by Marx during the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.  They were sold…

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Hopalong Cassidy Sunbeam Bread Commercial

Clarence E. Mulford wrote the popular short stories back in 1904 and the TV show hopedalong from 1952 to 1954…

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An Evening With Fred Astaire In Color

A rare color television broadcast in 1958 with Fred Astaire in a variety show produced by they Chrysler Corporation as…