Who Knew?

  • the sequel to the 1982 classic “A Christmas Story” debuts tomorrow on the streaming service, HBO Max. The story, “A Christmas Story Christmas,” picks up 30 years after the original, with Peter Billingsley reprising his role as Ralphie!
  • This is National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child – click this link for local collection information
  • this year’s National Toy Hall of Fame inductees are the top, Lite Brite and Masters of the Universe. The Strong Museum of Play’s website can be found by clicking here
  • November 16, 1855 – David Livingstone discovers the Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River in the country now known as Zambia
  • I was born November 16, 1907 in Cleveland, OH
  • I joined a theatre company in New York City in 1929
  • I made my Broadway debut as Peter in the production Romeo & Juliet
  • I was an Air Force Information Officer in World War II
  • I was also a theatre director and earned a Tony Award nomination for the Broadway production of Ulysses in Nighttown
  • I played the Penguin in the 1960’s Batman TV series
  • I played Rocky Balboa’s trainer in the first three Rocky films
  • I died on September 9, 1997 at the age of 89

I am…Burgess Meredith, actor and Air Force veteran. Congratulations to Rendell of Mount Vernon who guessed correctly and wins the CAIN CD, ‘Rise Up.’

Congratulations to today’s registered listeners: Cynthia from Walhonding and Maude from Mount Vernon!

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Dylan