Here are 10 things you should know about Jay Novello, born 117 years ago today. The prolific character actor worked steadily for 50 years in radio, pictures and on television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Billie Thomas, born 90 years ago today. After playing Buckwheat in a decade’s worth of Our Gang shorts, he moved on to a life out of the spotlight.
America, a land of light in a world of darkness (Consumers Public Power).
At your service (New York Edison).
Citizen, wherever we serve, A (Georgia Railway & Power Co.).
Complete gas service for every home (American Gas Machine Co.), Albert Lea, Minn.
Costs less per month of service (Vesta Accumulator Co.).
Don’t write, telegraph (Western Union).
Don’t write, telephone (Bell Telephone).
For the greatest good of the greatest number (City Light).
Friendly place to work, A (Bell Telephone).
In the twinkling of an eye (Trans-Canada System), Telephone.
Live electrically and enjoy the difference (Reddy Kilowatt).
Long distance is the shortest way home (Bell System).
Most for your money in fuel, The (Illinois-Iowa Power Co.).
Power that lights and moves Alabama, The (Alabama Power Co.).
So many times a telegram means so much (Western Union).
Telephone appointments prevent disappointments.
Use the Bell to sell (Bell Telephone Co.).
Voice with a smile, The (Bell).
Voice with the smile wins, The (Am. Tel. & Tel. Co.).
Voice with the smile wins the world over, The (Am. Tel. & Tel. Co.).