Groucho Marx & Joan Crawford
Julius Henry Groucho Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian and film star famed as a master of wit. Joan Crawford (March 23, 1905 – May 10, 1977), born Lucille Fay LeSueur, was an American actress in film, television and theatre./5
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Received my new eyebrow pencil. Not sure if I look like Joan Crawford or Groucho Marx. Good thing it is Halloween!!
Speaking of classic TV: October 1, 1962 - Johnny Carson hosts his first Tonight Show with Joan Crawford as his guest, on this date. On his first show, Carson was introduced by Groucho Marx; Johnny's first words, reacting to applause as he walked onstage for the first time: "Boy, you would think it was Vice President Nixon."
Before my time (barely): Fifty years ago today, Groucho Marx introduced a new host for Jack Parr's Tonight Show. Johnny Carson then welcomed Rudy Vallee, Joan Crawford, Tony Bennett, and Mel Brooks. Must have been a good show. He stayed on for nearly 30 years -- perhaps viewed between more pairs of feet than anyone else in television history.
Hi-yo! Today is the 50th anniversary of Johnny Carson's debut as host of The Tonight Show. He was introduced by Groucho Marx. Guests on that show were Rudy Vallee, Joan Crawford and Mel Brooks. Sadly, no videotape of this show is known to exist. Former President Jimmy Carter turns 88 today. A happy 77th birthday to Julie Andrews.
Today is Monday, Oct. 1, the 275th day of 2012. There are 91 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 1962, Johnny Carson debuted as host of NBC's "Tonight Show," beginning a nearly 30-year run; after being introduced to the audience by Groucho Marx, Carson received his first guests, actor-singer Rudy Vallee, actress Joan Crawford, singer Tony Bennett and comedian Mel Brooks. (The same day, Merv Griffin launched a daytime show, also on NBC; his guests were comedian Shelley Berman, opera singer Roberta Peters and journalist Adela Rogers St. Johns.) On this date: In 1861, during the Civil War, the Confederate navy captured the Union steamer Fanny in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound. In 1908, Henry Ford introduced his Model T automobile to the market. In 1910, the offices of the Los Angeles Times were destroyed by a bomb explosion and fire; 21 Times employees were killed. In 1932, Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees made his supposed called shot, hitting a home run against Chicago's Charli ...
today in 1962: Johnny Carson became host of "The Tonight Show." His first guests were Tony Bennett, Joan Crawford, Rudy Vallee, Mel Brooks, and Groucho Marx.
Got my eyebrows done at a retail store salon Saturday-( rhymns with Tears). She waxed them sooo bad I have to do much pencil-in artwork. I now look like a cross between Joan Crawford and Groucho Marx..
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