2012-10-21 Leave a comment
It’s Saturday, October 20:
|And this is what’s on the TV, this very evening, exactly 50 years ago to the day:|
Thing is, it’s exactly 50 years ago – and Brucie’s still on the box. Turns out 1962 is the same as 2012, October 20 being a Saturday in both these years. So – what else was on this commercial channel, in the North East of England, that evening? There was – later – the imported:
With the delightful Poncie Ponce – a Spanish name if ever there was. Many will remember the series from ABC in the US; a decade or so before Hawaii-5-0.
Remember when TV went to bed with the rest of us? Before midnight:
It would appear, however, that the Reverend Henry Bentley died in 1983 at the age of 75 or thereabouts.