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Today’s Birthday: Ed Sullivan (1901)


Today’s Birthday:
Ed Sullivan (1901)

Famed American TV host Ed Sullivan started out as a journalist and gossip columnist but was hired by CBS to host the variety program that eventually became The Ed Sullivan Show because of his talent for discovering interesting performers. The program, featuring diverse entertainment, became a national institution for over 20 years, while Sullivan’s terse introductions of guests and distinctive mannerisms made him a popular target for comedians. What acts were banned from Sullivan’s show? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch