Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Happy Days TV Premiere Anniversary

Nostalgic comedy set in Milwaukee during the 1950s, Televisions “Happy Days” premiered on January 15, 1974. Teenager Richie Cunningham was played by Ron Howard and his best friends were Postie Weber and Ralph Malph. The show lasted till 1984 and had three spin-offs.

We have first three seasons available on DVD or learn about the show with the new book “Happier Days” by Marley Brant which takes us behind the scenes at Paramont studios filled with classic shows of the era. This book is filled with an up-close and personal look at the talented people who brought the Happy Days characters to life.

Did you know that in Season five of Happy Days, the Fonz obtains a library card and declares, “Reading is cool.” The following week there was a 500% increase nation wide of people getting library cards.

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