On this day: Sunday, August 15, 2021
On this day: Sunday, August 15, 2021.
In 1994, HBO presented the satirical comedy “The Larry Sanders Show” with the comedian Garry Shandling as host of a “Tonight’s program”-style interview program. It ran through May 31, 1998, and produced 89 episodes.
“The Wizard of Oz”, the American musical fantasy film directed by Victor fleming Y King Vidor, opened at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood in 1939. He starred in Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Magician), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Evil witch). “The Wizard of Oz” received 13 Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture) and won two: Best Music, Original Song and Best Musical, Original Score …“Apocalypse now”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola Y Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall Y Martin Sheen opened in 1979.
The Woodstock festival opened in Bethel, New York on Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in 1969. Artists included Richie Havens, Tim Hardin, Melanie, Arlo Guthrie, Y Joan Baez.
Kathie Lee Gifford is 68; director James Cameron (“Titanic”) is 67; Virgin is 63; Oscar-nominated actress Angela Bassett he also has 63; Star of “The Office” Steve Carell is 59.
Did you know:
At the height of its popularity, ABC was broadcasting “Who wants to be a millionaire” five nights a week, leading to rapid exhaustion. Looking for its own primetime game show hits, NBC revived “Twenty-one,” with host Maury Povich; Fox presented “Greed” Y “It’s the chance of a lifetime,“ and CBS presented “Winning lines,“ hosted by Dick Clark. All these years later, and I personally still feel the need to “Greed!
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