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Wednesday Assortment

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

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Whose presidential portrait, rejected by its subject as “the ugliest thing I ever saw,” now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.?

Lyndon B. Johnson’s. Artist Peter Hurd had been commissioned to paint it as Johnson’s official White House portrait.
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FIRST INTERRACIAL KISS ON AMERICAN TV:
Sammy Davis Jr. kissed Nancy Sinatra—on the cheek—on Sinatra’s 1967 variety show Movin’ with Nancy. (The first interracial kiss between fictional characters: Captain Kirk kissed Uhura on Star Trek in 1968.)

FIRST TV SHOW BROADCAST ON THE INTERNET:
The Drew Carey Show, which broadcast an episode online and on ABC simultaneously in 1996.
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And now, the end is near: Frank Sinatra’s last TV appearance was on Who’s the Boss?
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