Nightly News | November 17, 2011
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: " Johnny Angel " was co-written by Lee Pockriss , who has died at the age of 87. We also have him to thank for the classic " Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini ," and " Catch a Falling Star ," the Perry Como classic. Lee Pockriss was born in Brooklyn . He served in the Pacific in World War II . He also wrote for Broadway and for " Sesame Street ."