June 12, 1966 Transcript/Playlist:
(Ed's 18th Anniversary)
--Start of show with the sponsors & guests announced.
--Following film footage of a helicopter rescue operation in Vietnam, the pilots are shown in the audience: Captain Joseph Thalen and Captain John R. Stell.
--Wayne Newton (backed up by choir) sings "The Good Old Days" and "My Country Tis of Thee"
--Commercials: (1) Dristan (Hay Fever relief) and (2) Sleep-Eze
--Peter Gennaro (dancer, with 6 female dancers) - tap routine
--Joey Adams (stand-up comedian)
Commercial: Kent Cigarettes
--University of North Carolina Men's Glee Club sing (a capella) - "Hey Look Me Over" and "Dixie"
--Elwyn Ambrose (writer) - does a routine with a cat puppet that recites poetry.
--Commercial: Aerowax floor finish
--Jackie Vernon (stand-up comedian) - tells jokes about his disastrous vacation.
--Commercial: Remington shavers
--Wayne Newton (with band) - "Somebody to Love"
--Audience bow: Garry Moore (TV personality)
--Jackie Kahane (stand up comedian)
--Dave Clark Five - "Look Before You Leap"
Commercial: Lipton Iced Tea
--Dave Clark Five - "Please Tell Me Why"
--Audience bow: Robert A. Wake (a 13-year-old Spelling Bee winner)
--Solvi Wang (singer from Oslo, Norway) - "Getting to Know You" (sung in English and Norwegian)
--Ed announces next week's guests
--Closing credits (with footage of The University of North Carolina Men's Glee Club, from earlier in show)