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This Month in OTR History: February
« on: January 30, 2013, 08:59:59 PM »
This is not meant to be comprehensive, just interesting. Feel free to add any important dates I leave out.

Feb 1st
1901: Clark Gable born

Feb 2nd
1958: Frontier Gentleman premieres

Feb 6th
1895: Babe Ruth born
1950: Night Beat premieres

Feb 7th
1908: Bill Johnstone born

Feb 8th
1914: Margot Stevenson born

Feb 9th
1901: Brian donlevy born

Feb 10th
1893: Jimmy Durante born

Feb 11th
1949: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar premieres

Feb 12th
1940: The Adventures of Superman premieres

Feb 14th
1894: Jack Benny born

Feb 16th
1903: Edgar Bergan born

Feb 20th
1906: Gale Gordon born
1922: WOR in New York goes on the air

Feb 22nd
1897: Alonzo Deen Cole born

Feb 23rd
1927: FCC created

Feb 24th
1945: Groucho Marx marries Kay Marvis

Feb 25th
1913: Jim Backus born

Feb 26th
1916: Jackie Gleason born

Trivia Question #1: What show links Bill Johnstone and Margot Stevenson, both born this month?
Trivia Question #2: Which Relic Radio forum member posted a picture of a tree that may or may not have been planted by the famous Clark Gable?
Trivia Question #3: In last year's Relic Radio tournament to discover the greatest OTR show ever, what program did Superman square off against in round one? HINT: It was Mac's favorite show vs. my favorite show
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« Last Edit: January 30, 2013, 10:07:34 PM by bmj2k (Barry) »
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2013, 11:28:41 AM »
Trivia Question #1: What show links Bill Johnstone and Margot Stevenson, both born this month?
The Shadow!   ;D

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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2013, 11:56:40 AM »

Trivia Question #2: Which Relic Radio forum member posted a picture of a tree that may or may not have been planted by the famous Clark Gable?

Wednesday  :)
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2013, 12:45:18 PM »
No guesses on #3? Here's a hint: It is the show that eventully won the contest.
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2013, 08:30:18 AM »
Aargh!! It's on the tip of my tongue, it was a sci-fi show...
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2013, 02:43:19 PM »
X Minus One, maybe?
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2013, 08:48:44 PM »
In last year's Relic Radio tournament to discover the greatest OTR show ever, what program did Superman square off against in round one? HINT: It was Mac's favorite show vs. my favorite show
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2013, 10:38:16 PM »
THE SHADOW KNOWS!
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2013, 07:54:47 AM »
The Shadow knows, but we didn't  :-/    He's got a better memory, apparently  ;-P
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2013, 12:52:28 AM »
Trivia Question #1: What show links Bill Johnstone and Margot Stevenson, both born this month?
The Shadow!   ;D


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This is so Awesome!!! A huge list of would-be useless stuff that I don't know. I'm so excited for March already.

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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2013, 02:21:23 PM »
Trivia Question #1: What show links Bill Johnstone and Margot Stevenson, both born this month?
The Shadow!   ;D


Barry-
This is so Awesome!!! A huge list of would-be useless stuff that I don't know. I'm so excited for March already.

Good thing February is the shortest month!
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2013, 06:32:09 PM »
The Shadow knows, but we didn't  :-/    He's got a better memory, apparently  ;-P
I believe the old forum was added to the way back machine.. If you know what that is.

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Trivia Question #2: Which Relic Radio forum member posted a picture of a tree that may or may not have been planted by the famous Clark Gable?

The correct answer is no one. Though Wednesday did post a picture of a tree by a Clarke Gable.  ;D
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2013, 06:39:57 PM »
Is it March yet? :D

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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2013, 09:43:00 PM »
Is it March yet? :D

I meant to have it up tomorrow but maybe Weds.
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Re: This Month in OTR History: February
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2013, 10:11:45 PM »
Is it March yet? :D

I meant to have it up tomorrow but maybe Weds.
Hey, it's not March yet - keep the audience waiting, don't spoil them, they ask for more and more and when they get tired of you, they'll dump you with no mercy and move on to the next entertainer.


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