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FORMER TV ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 81

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Beverley Owen (Beverley Ogg)  (May 13, 1937 – February 21, 2019)

(Fox News) – Beverley Owen, the actress best known for playing the original
Marilyn Munster on Season 1 of the ‘60s CBS sitcom
“The Munsters,” has
died.

Her co-star Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster, confirmed the death
on Facebook Sunday. Owen’s daughter, Polly Stone, said she died on Feb.
21 after battling ovarian cancer and was surrounded by friends and family
at her home in Vermont.

Owen left “The Munsters” after 13 episodes to marry Jon Stone, the Emmy
Award-winning producer and director of “Sesame Street”. She was replaced 
by actress Pat Priest for the remainder of the series.

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THE FIRST AWARDS CEREMONY WAS IN 1929

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The winners from the 1st Academy Awards.


The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1927 and
1928 and took place on May 16, 1929 during a private dinner held at the
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. AMPAS president
Douglas Fairbanks hosted the show.

First ever Oscars ceremony held in 1929
Only 270 guests attended the ceremony that took just 15 minutes.

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Douglas Fairbanks presents Janet Gaynor with the
first Academy Award for Best Actress, for her work
in Seventh Heaven

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Emil Jannings with the first ever Academy Award “Oscar”.

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William C. Demille, President Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts
And Sciences hands an Oscar to Mary Pickford (with Warner Baxter
and Hans Kraly looking on) at the first ceremony in 1929.

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THE NEWS THAT BECAME HISTORY

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President Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield
in
Pennsylvania on this day in 1863.

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On this day in 1959, Ford Motor Co. announced it was ending the production of the unpopular Edsel. Ford began selling the ill-
fated line of cars in 1957.

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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster is 56 years young today.

Foster first gained fame for her role as a teenage prostitute in the 1976
Martin  Scorsese film Taxi Driver. She won Academy Awards for Best
Actress for her performances in
The Accused (1988) and Silence of the
Lambs
(1991) and also had starring roles in Contact (1985),
Anna and
the
King
 
(1999), and Panic Room (2002).




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Jodie Foster in Jonathan Demme’s 1991 masterpiece The Silence
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ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 93

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Katherine "Scottie" MacGregor (Dorlee Deane MacGregor)
(January 12, 1925 – November 13, 2018)

(Fox News) – Katherine MacGregor, who played the antagonist character 
Harriet Oleson on TV’s "Little House on the Prairie," has died. 

Her representative said MacGregor died Tuesday at the Motion Picture
and Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles.

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NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Cleveland on this day in 1886. The statue weighs 225 tons and is 152
feet tall. It was originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the World."

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William Henry Gates III is 63 years old today.

Business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and
principal founder of
Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft,
Gates held the positions of
chairman, CEO and chief software architect,
while also being the largest individual
shareholder until May 2014. He
stepped down as chairman of Microsoft in February 2014 and assumed
a new post as technology adviser to support the newly appointed CEO
Satya Nadella.

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Julia Fiona Roberts is 51 years young today.

Julia Roberts gained fame after starring in Pretty Woman 1990 and went
on to win an Oscar for her leading role in
Erin Brockovich in 2000.

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