Max Baer On This Day 

Happy 85th Birthday to actor Max Baer !

Max Baer, one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, is turning 85 today! Beloved for his roles in shows  like The Beverly Hillbillies and Jaqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls, fans all over are celebrating Max’s special day. The actor has been nominated for several Emmy awards throughout his career and recently made appearances on shows like Two and a Half Men. He also wrote the screenplay for 1979’s Galaxina and worked as a producer on other projects, including 2018’s The Good Karma Hospital. Max is still going strong…

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Kukla, Fran and Ollie On This Day 

On This Day in 1948 Kukla, Fran and Ollie First Episode Aired

On this day in 1948, the beloved children’s television show Kukla, Fran and Ollie made its debut. It was the first national show to be broadcast from Chicago, Illinois and aired on NBC out of WNBQ (now WMAQ-TV). The puppet show featured Kukla (a dragon) Fran Allison (a human) and Ollie the Magician (a burlap sack with a hand protruding from it). The show revolved around conversations between Kukla and Fran as they engaged in dialogue about everyday topics. They were often joined by other puppet characters such as Madame…

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