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NIGHT COURT STAR HAS DIED AT 65

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Harry Laverne Anderson
(October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018)


(Meredith-Fox-News) — Harry Anderson, known for his acting
role as Judge Harry Stone on "
Night Court" was found dead
in his Asheville, North Carolina home Monday morning. Foul
play was not suspected by officials.

Anderson’s acting career started with many appearances on
"Saturday Night Live" (NBC). This led him to the role of Harry
"The Hat" Gittes on multiple seasons of the NBC-TV sitcom
"Cheers", and eventually as Judge Harry Stone on "Night
Court" for nine seasons on NBC beginning in 1984. 

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ACTOR LEE ERMEY HAS DIED AT 74

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Lee Ermey when he was an actual Drill Instructor Circa 1966.

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Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018)

(Fox News) – R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine Corps drill instructor known
to millions of moviegoers as the sadistic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in
Stanley Kubrick’s "Full Metal Jacket” (1987) died Sunday morning.

In a statement posted on Twitter,his longtime manager Bill Rogin said
Ermey had died due to complications from pneumonia.

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RADIO TALK SHOW HOST HAS DIED AT 72

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Arthur William Bell 111 was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina.        
        
 

Art Died at his home in Pahrump, Nevada this morning. The
exact cause of death is not know at this time but, an autopsy
has been scheduled. He had suffered from health problems in
the previous years. Bell posted on
his website in July 2016
that he had been hospitalized for
pneumonia
and revealed
at the time that he was
suffering with chronic obstructive 
pulmonary disease. 


 

 
 

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Art Bell behind the mic at KSBK in Okinawa.


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Art Bell was a paranormal talk radio host of ”Coast to Coast”
(1988 – 2007) which originated from his home studio (above) 
in Pahrump, Nevada.


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Art Bell in 1972 as a DJ with KUDE AM 1320 in Nephi,
Utah.

    


          



      
      
      
      
      
     


 

 
      
      
   

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AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR DIES AT 86

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Miloš Forman (Jan Tomáš Forman)
(February 18, 1932 – April 13, 2018)

(AP) – Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies "One
Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of
Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, died Saturday
morning. According to a statement released by the director’s
agent, Dennis Aspland. Milos died at Danbury Hospital, near his
home in Warren, Conn. He had been admitted to the hospital on
Friday due to an unknown illness.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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SANDY KOZEL

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President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford’s Theater by
John Wilkes Booth on this day in 1865. He actually died early the
next morning.

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On this day in 1912, the Atlantic passenger liner Titanic, on its
maiden voyage hit an iceberg and began to sink. 1,517 people
lost their lives and more than 700 survived.

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The first edition of Noah Webster’s dictionary was published under
the name "American Dictionary of the English Language” on this
day in 1828.
  

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Noah Webster Jr.
(October 16, 1758 – May 28, 1843)

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Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, CA, demonstrated the first 
commercial magnetic tape recorder for sound and picture.

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Ampex video tape at the National Museum of American History.

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Tiger Woods celebrates his third Masters victory in 2002.
On this day in 2002, Tiger Woods celebrates his third Masters victory.

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Loretta Lynn (Webb) is 86 years young today. She was born in 
Butcher Hollow, Kentucky.

Country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn has had multiple gold
albums in a career spanning almost 60 years. She is famous for hits s
uch as "
You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man)", "Don’t Come
Home A’ Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind)
", "One’s on the Way",
"
Fist City", and "Coal Miner’s Daughter".

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