On this day 2nd December
35 years ago Swing Out Sweet Land was shown it had 39.3 rating and a 58% share in Variety. Number One in the ratings it was watched by 77,000,000 people.
29 years ago John Wayne was in Hoag General for corrective surgery on his prostrate gland.
83 years ago the actor Leo Gordon was born. He was famous for his work in Hondo and for the mud slide scene in McLintock. Also a writer.
111 years ago the producer Wingate Smith was born.
138 years ago the British actor Alec B Francis was born he was in His Private Secretary.
22 years ago the actress Fifi D'Orsay died she starred in The Life of Jimmy Dolan.