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For the Month of July



    THE BIG BEAT (Series)
  • Airdate: July 19, 1957.
  • Host/star: Alan Freed.
  • Guests: Bobby, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon and Andy Williams.


     DICK CLARK BEECHNUT SHOW
  • Airdate: July 19, 1958.
  • Guests: Bobby, George Hamilton IV and Jack Scott.
  • Bobby sang "Splish Splash"


     THE CLAY COLE SHOW
  • Airdate: July 20, 1963.
    (Thanks to Shane Brown for this information.)


     MERV GRIFFIN SHOW (Series)     WAYNE AND SHUSTER TAKE AN AFFECTIONATE LOOK AT GEORGE BURNS(Special)
  • Airdate: July 15,1966.
  • Host/star: Wayne and Shuster.
  • Guests: Bobby, Gracie Allen, Jack Benny, Bea Benadaret, Harry von Zell, Eddie Cantor,
    George Jessel, Carol Channing and Sergio Franchi.
    (Thanks to Joy Cash for this information.)


     MICKIE FINN'S (Series)
  • Airdate: July 21, 1966.
  • Host/star: Mickie and Fred Finn.
  • Guest: Bobby Darin.
  • Bobby sang "Mame."
  • Click here for a review of this episode in Variety.
    (Thanks to Joy Cash for this information.)


     DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: July 3, 1967.
  • Guest: Bobby Darin.


     THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: Monday, July 27, 1970.
  • Host/Star: Mike Douglas.
  • Guest Host: Bobby Darin.
  • Guests: Rona Barrett, Ace Trucking Co. and Eloise Laws.
  • Bobby's Songs: "When I Die" and "If I Were a Carpenter."
  • Rona and Bobby talked about being friends for 15 years.
  • Bobby performed an improv with The Ace Trucking Co.


     THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: Tuesday July 28, 1970.
  • Host/Star: Mike Douglas.
  • Guest Host: Bobby Darin.
  • Guests: Pat Cooper, Aliza Kashi, Ironjaw Samson and movie censors
    Mrs. Shriver and Mrs. Avara.
  • Bobby Songs: "Long Line Rider" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
  • Bobby talked about making his movie The Vendors which he wrote, directed and scored.
    NOTE: Bobby's movie was never released.


     THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: Wednesday July 29, 1970.
  • Host/Star: Mike Douglas.
  • Guest Host: Bobby Darin.
  • Guests: Little Richard, Willie Tyler & Lester and Jane Trahey.
  • Bobby's Songs: "City Life" and "Mack the Knife."
  • Bobby (on piano) sang "Got My Mojo Working" with Little Richard.


     THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: Thursday July 30, 1970.
  • Host/Star: Mike Douglas.
  • Guest Host: Bobby Darin.
  • Guests: Rex Reed, Wilson Pickett and General Elizabeth Hoisington.
  • Bobby's Songs: "Everybody's Talkin'."
  • Bobby and Mike medley: "You're Smiling Now" and "Bill Bailey."


     THE MIKE DOUGLAS SHOW (Daily Talk Show)
  • Airdate: Friday July 31, 1970.
  • Host/Star: Mike Douglas.
  • Guest Host: Bobby Darin.
  • Guests: Mahalia Jackson, Peter Lawford and Sgt. David Durk.
  • Bobby's Songs: "Splish Splash."
  • Bobby, Mike and Mahalia sang: "Put a Little Love in Your Heart."
  • Mike asked Bobby to name his five most admired people, living or dead:
    Robert Kennedy, Mahatma Gandhi, Michelangelo, Emiliano Zapata and Thomas Payne.
  •  Bobby also mentioned he quit smoking, 19 months ago.
  •  Cooking segment with Bobby. Bobby's own recipe: Oriental noodles (wheat),
    sauté onions and mushrooms in oil. Add Tamari Sauce. Cook noodles and combine.


     THE BOBBY DARIN AMUSEMENT COMPANY
  • Airdate: July 27, 1972.
  • Guests: George Burns, Burt Reynolds, Bobbie Gentry.
  • Bobby's Songs: "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You," "You Are My Sunshine,"
    "Got My Mojo Working."
  • "Medley: Niki Hoeky/Proud Mary/Polk Salad Annie/Never Ending Song of Love."
    (Duet with Bobbie Gentry.)



             

Mike Douglas and Bobby     Bobby Darin and Bobbie Gentry




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