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GAME SHOW CREATOR HAS DIED AT 87

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Charles Hirsch "Chuck" Barris  (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017)

(AP) – Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game,"
"The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," 

According to publicist Paul Shefrin, Barris.died of natural causes Tuesday
afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York.
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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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SANDY KOZEL

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Members of the environmental group Greenpeace display banner.

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Debut album released on this day in 1963

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Andrew Lloyd Webber (Baron Lloyd-Webber) is 69 today.

Webber was knighted in 1992 and honored with a peerage
by Queen Elizabeth
II as recognition for his contributions to
Music.

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MUSIC LEGEND HAS DIED AT 90

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Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry
(October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017)

Police in St. Charles County, Missouri, were called to Berry’s house
today where he was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the
scene.

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CHARLEY PRIDE IS 79 TODAY

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Charley Pride was a pitcher for the New York
Yankees’ minor league team.

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Charley Frank Pride was born in Sledge, Mississippi.

African American country singer Charley Pride is responsible
for over thirty #1 singles, including "All I Have to Offer You
(Is Me)" and "I’m Just Me." He started playing guitar when he
was a teenager. Pride was inducted into the Country Music
Hall of Fame in 2000.

 

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Charley Pride is one of the few African Americans to have had considerable success in the country music industry.

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