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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for November 5, 2021

A picture of Nat King Cole from 1959.
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A picture of Nat King Cole from 1959.

It was on this date in 1956 that the Nat King Cole Show appeared on NBC. And it was on this date in 2007 that all television and film screenwriters with the Writers Guild of America went on strike. The strike lasted 100 days and reruns became the norm.