from King World News
As we move through the last few trading days of the year, here is a look at Happy 70th, “Shipageddon,” and rise of the robots.
December 23 (King World News) – Danielle DiMartino Booth at Quill Intelligence: The legendary Barry Gordon is going on his 70th year in show business. No surprise, the actor/voice actor/singer/talk show host holds the record as the longest-serving president of the Screen Actors Guild (1988-1995). At this time of the year especially, we are reminded of just how tender an age he started his career. Born December 21, 1948 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Gordon debuted at the ripe old age of three, winning second place on Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour. He’d have wait a few years before hitting it big singing lead vocals for Art Mooney and His Orchestra. At six years old, Gordon became the youngest performer ever to hit the Billboard chart. The song, “Nuttin’ for Christmas,” peaked at number six in 1955; after selling more than a million copies, the tune was certified gold…