Saturday, March 17, 2018

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day!

The Lux Radio Theatre.
March 17th 1952
"Top Of The Morning"
A St. Patrick's Day program. 
Dennis solves the theft of the Blarney Stone 
starring Dennis Day, Ann Blyth, Barry Fitzgerald and Dan O'Herlihy,

Thursday, March 15, 2018

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) March 11th 2018

I apologize to those who look forward to the weekly list, but life got in the way and I just didnt have the time and inclination to get these done.  However, things are getting better and I bring you the most recent list.

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending March 11th 2018

10 - Agent In Place - Mark Greaney
The seventh book in the Gray Man series.  Court Gentry gets the chance to end a brutal dictatorship.

9  -  Origin - Dan Brown
(21 weeks on list)

8  -  Before We Were Yours - Lisa Wingate
(23 weeks on list)

7  -  Look For Me - Lisa Gardner
(3 weeks on list)
Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren teams up with a torture survivor to find a missing teenager whose family was gunned down.

6  -  Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
(23 weeks on list)

5  -  Still Me - Jojo Moyes
(4 weeks on list)

4  -  An American Marriage - Tayari Jones
(3 weeks on list)
A newlywed couple's relationship is tested when the husband is sentenced to 12 years in prison.

3  -  The Woman in the Window - A.J. Finn
(8 weeks on list)

2  -  Fifty Fifty - James Patterson and Candice Fox
Detective Harriet Blue tries to clear her brother's name and save a small Australian town from being massacred.

1  -  The Great Alone - Kristin Hannah 
(3 weeks on list) (3 consecutive weeks at #1)
A former prisoner of war returns Vietnam and moves his family to Alaska, where they face tough conditions. 

Magazine Cover of the Week

March 14th 1964
, and of CBS sitcom appeared on the cover of .

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

Our Miss Brooks
March 6th 1949
 "Miss Brooks Gets 'The Works'"
There's going to be a faculty dance at Madison High, so Miss Brooks gets a radical new hair cut.

Monday, February 19, 2018

2018 Daytona 500

February 18th 2018
The 60th running of the Daytona 500
Race winner - Austin Dillon  (#3)
2nd - Darrell Wallace, Jr.  (#43)
3rd - Denny Hamlin  (#11)
4th - Joey Logano  (#22)
5th - Chris Buescher (#37)
Pole winner - Alex Bowman (#88)

Austin Dillon bumped Aric Almirola  (#10) out of the lead on the last lap to take the win in the 60th running of the Daytona 500.  This was only the 2nd time that the #3 has been in the winners circle of the Daytona 500 with Dale Earnhardt winning the 1998 500.   This was also the 17th anniversary of the death of Dale Earnhardt, who died in a crash on the last lap of the 2001 500 race.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Classic Television

June 3rd 1962
What's My Line?
Buddy Hackett joins the panel with Bennett Cerf, Arlene Francis and Dorothy Kilgallen
Mystery guest - Raymond Burr (Perry Mason)

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Classic NASCAR

I am starting something new for the blog with Classic NASCAR.  Thanks to the great people who post these races on Youtube I can bring some of the best races in auto racing history.  You will get to see the legends of NASCAR doing what made them famous, winning!
Enjoy these and please let me know of any races or years you would like to see.
Our first entry :

Miller High Life 400
Sunday June 25th 1989
Michigan International Speedway
Pole winner - Ken Schrader
Race Winner - Bill Elliott
2nd - Rusty Wallace
3rd - Darrell Waltrip
4th - Ricky Rudd
5th - Brett Bodine