Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 24 September 2016

Sept 24, 1964. “The Munsters” was a half-hour sitcom about an unusual family who thought they were ordinary. Each family member resembled a different type of monster: Herman Munster (Fred Gwynne) was Frankenstein’s monster; Lily, his wife (Yvonne DeCarlo), and Grandpa, her father (Al Lewis), were vampires; and his son, Eddie (Butch Patrick), was a werewolf. Only their niece, Marilyn (Beverly Owen and Pat Priest), looked normal, and they considered her the unattractive family member. Most of the show’s laughs came from the family’s interactions with outsiders. The last telecast was on Sept 1, 1966.

Sept 24, 1964. “The Munsters” was a half-hour sitcom about an unusual family who thought they were ordinary. Each family member resembled a different type of monster: Herman Munster (Fred Gwynne) was Frankenstein’s monster; Lily, his wife (Yvonne DeCarlo), and Grandpa, her father (Al Lewis), were vampires; and his son, Eddie (Butch Patrick), was a werewolf. Only their niece, Marilyn (Beverly Owen and Pat Priest), looked normal, and they considered her the unattractive family member. Most of the show’s laughs came from the family’s interactions with outsiders. The last telecast was on Sept 1, 1966.


Today is Saturday, 24 September 2016 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: “Daniel Boone” television premiere – Anniversary, Jim Henson’s Birthday – Anniversary, “The Love Boat” television premiere – Anniversary, “The Munsters” television premiere – Anniversary, National Punctuation Day, and “60 Minutes” television premiere – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 23 September 2016

William McGuffey born Sept 23, 1800. American educator and author of the famous McGuffey Readers, born at Washington County, PA. Died at Charlottesville, VA, May 4, 1873.

William McGuffey born Sept 23, 1800. American educator and author of the famous McGuffey Readers, born at Washington County, PA. Died at Charlottesville, VA, May 4, 1873.


Today is Friday, 23 September 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Ray Charles’ Birthday – Anniversary, “Checkers Speech” – Anniversary, William McGuffey’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Planet Neptune Discovered – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 22 September 2016

Sept 22, 1862. One of the most important presidential proclamations of American history is that of Sept 22, 1862, in which Abraham Lincoln, by executive proclamation, freed the slaves in the rebelling states. “That on... [Jan 1, 1863]... all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever, free.”

Sept 22, 1862. One of the most important presidential proclamations of American history is that of Sept 22, 1862, in which Abraham Lincoln, by executive proclamation, freed the slaves in the rebelling states. “That on… [Jan 1, 1863]… all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever, free.”


Today is Thursday, 22 September 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Autumnal Equinox, Emancipation Proclamation – Anniversary, First All Woman Jury Empaneled in the Colonies – Anniversary, “Friends” television premiere – Anniversary, Hobbit Day, Ice Cream Cone Invented – Anniversary, and National Centenarian’s Day.

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