Frankie Thomas played the lead in “Tom Corbett, Space Cadet” which was rival to “Captain Video” (DuMont, 1949-55).
“Tom Corbett, Space Cadet” ran from 1950 to 1955 and aired successively on all four networks, CBS, ABC, NBC, and DuMont.
- Who wrote the James Bond theme song? Monty Norman and John Barry have both been credited with writing the James Bond theme song.
- On the TV show “Outer Limits” (ABC, 1963-65), who said, “There is nothing wrong with your television set; do not attempt to adjust the picture”? On the TV show "Outer Limits" (ABC, 1963-65), Vic Perrin's voice was used for the line, "There is nothing wrong with your television set; do not attempt to adjust the picture".
- Have any world leaders ever died while having sex? At least three leaders have died while having sex: Attila the Hun (c. 406-453), French president Felix Faure (1841-1899), and Pope Leo VIII (d. 965). Catherine the Great did not.
- Has a woman ever won the U.S. Medal of Honor? There has been only one female winner of the U.S. Medal of Honor. It was Mary Walker who served as a surgeon in the 52nd Ohio Regiment during the Civil War. She was…
- From what movie did rock group Duran Duran get its name? Rock group Duran Duran got its name from the science fiction movie Barbarella (1968). Duran Duran (the Concierge) was a character played by Milo O'Shea. The rock group Fine Young Cannibals got their…
- Who said, “I’m a bagel on a plate of onion rolls”? Barbra Streisand said, "I'm a bagel on a plate of onion rolls", as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (1968), comparing herself to perfect chorus-line hoofers.