Archive for the 'Comedian' Category

SHELLEY BERMAN IS DEAD AT 92

Image result for shelley berman

Related image
Sheldon "Shelley" Berman
(February 3, 1925 – September 1, 2017)

(AP) –Comedian Shelly Berman, whose groundbreaking routines
in the 1950s and 1960s addressed the annoyances of everyday
life, has died. Publicist Glenn Schwartz says Berman died Friday
morning from Alzheimer’s disease at his home in Bell Canyon,
California.

.

 Image result for shelley berman 2017

posted by Bob Karm in Comedian,Comedy,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,HISTORY,New release,TV and have No Comments

RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Camille bohannon ap 1
CAMILLE BOHANNON

Related image

The Confederates defeated Union forces at the second Battle of Bull 
Run in Manassas,
VA. on this day in 1862.

Related image

associated-press-3

1stscj

Image result for thurgood marshall confirmed as first black supreme justice

Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Supreme Court justice on this day in 1967.

associated-press-3

Guion Bluford, first African American in space

The space shuttle Challenger blasted off with Guion S. Bluford Jr.
aboard on this day in 1983. He was the first black American to
travel in space.

Image result for guion bluford 2017
Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. will be 75 on November 22.

associated-press-3

Image result for ty cobb's baseball debut
Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit
Tigers on this day in 1905.

Related image

Image result for ty cobb's baseball debut

associated-press-3

Image result for david letterman debuted on   cbs in 1993
On CBS-TV "The Late Show with David Letterman" premiered
on this day in 1993.

Image result for david letterman debuted on   cbs in 1993

Image result for david letterman debuted on   cbs in 1993

posted by Bob Karm in African American,ANNIVERSARY,Astronaut,AUTHORS,Baseball,Battle,Civil war,Comedian,DEBUT,Hoor/Sci-Fi,Law,TV series and have No Comments

COMIC ACTOR HAS DIED AT 69

Image result for jay thomas

Related image

Jay Thomas (Jon Thomas Terrell)
  (July 12, 1948 – August 24, 2017)

Jay Thomas, was an actor, comedian, and radio talk show host. He was heard in
New York in the mid-1970s and in Los Angeles beginning in 1986 on KPWR "Power
106", where he hosted the station’s top-rated morning show until 1993. His notable television work included his co-starring role as Remo DaVinci on ABC’s Mork &
Mindy
(1979–81), the recurring role of Eddie LeBec on NBC’s Cheers (1987–89), 
and a repeat guest role as Jerry Gold on Murphy Brown (CBS). He won the
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1990
and 1991 for portraying Gold. Thomas had been battling cancer. His wife, Sally,
and his sons, Sam, Jake, and J.T., were by his side when he died yesterday.

Cheers intro logo.jpg

Exported.;
Jay Thomas (left) with Ted Danson at the bar in “Cheers”.

Related image

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,Awards,Comedian,Comedy,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,HISTORY,News release,TV series and have No Comments

A COMEDY LEGEND HAS DIED AT 91

Image result for JERRY LEWIS 2017

Image result for JERRY LEWIS 2017

Jerry Lewis  (Joseph Levitch)
(March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017)

Lewis died this morning of natural causes at his home
in Las Vegas, Nevada at 9:15 AM (PT). His manager Mark
Rozzano said Jerry “passed peacefully.”


 Related image
The comedy team of Jerry Lewis (left) and Dean Martin in 1949.  




 

 

                                                                                                                  ]

posted by Bob Karm in Actors,Comedian,Comedy,DEATH,HISTORY,MOVIES,TV and have No Comments

DICK GREGORY HAS DIED AT 84

Related image

Image result for dick gregory

Richard Claxton Gregory (October 12, 1932 – August 19, 2017)

LOS ANGELES (AP) –  Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who
broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages
of social justice and nutritional health, has died.

Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for
about a week. His son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press he had
suffered a severe bacterial infection.

posted by Bob Karm in Activist,Comedian,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,New release and have No Comments