25 February 2011

Rudolph Day, February 2011

"Rudolph Day" is a way of keeping the Christmas spirit alive all year long. You can read a Christmas book, work on a Christmas craft project, listen to Christmas music or watch a Christmas movie.

For February we step into a time machine:

Join Bob Hope and guests Raquel Welch, Elaine Dunn, Phil Crosby, Barbara McNair, Miss World, Madeleine Hartog Bell, and of course Les Brown and His Band of Renown for the 1967 Bob Hope Christmas Special.

A 1966 Christmas edition of Hollywood Palace hosted by Perry Como and featuring Kukla, Fran and Ollie:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6

The classic 1950s "Christmas Shopping" episode of The Jack Benny Show.

14 February 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

Wikipedia on Valentine's Day

One of my favorite legends about Valentine's Day is that it is supposedly the day the birds choose their mates, but here's a twist on that tale!

And, of course, some Valentine quotes.