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ACTOR DIES AT 63

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Stephen Furst (Stephen Nelson Feuerstein)
(May 8, 1954 – June 16, 2017)

(AP) – Stephen Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit
1978 movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his
family said Saturday. His son Nathan Furst said his father died Friday at his
home in Moorpark, California, north of Los Angeles

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HELEN HUNT IS 54 TODAY

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Helen Elizabeth Hunt was born in Culver City, California.

Helen Hunt co-starred with Paul Reiser in the NBC-TV sitcom Mad
About You
(1992-1999) and appeared in the successful 1997 film
As Good As It Gets and Twister (1996).

Before fame she went to several plays each week as a child and
later practiced ballet and attended  UCLA.


Helen Hunt holds her Academy Award Oscar for
Best Actress in the 1997 film As Good As It Gets.

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ADAM WEST HAS DIED AT 88

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Adam West (William West Anderson)
(September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017).

Adam West was best known for his portrayal of the title role in the
1960s
ABC series Batman and its theatrical feature film. His acting
career began in films in 1959. West died in Los Angeles after a short
battle with leukemia.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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ROSS SIMPSON

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On this day in 1967, Israel and Syria agreed to a cease-fire that
ended the Six-Day War.

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The Army of Yugoslavia began withdrawal from Kosovo on this
day in 1999. NATO had suspended air strikes in Yugoslavia after
Slobodan Milosevic agreed to the withdrawal.  

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Alcoholic Anonymous was founded by Dr. Robert Smith (left) and
William G. Wilson on this day in 1935.

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Little girl Garland

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Judy Garland (Frances Ethel Gumm)
(June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969)

Judy Garland began performing vaudeville
at the age of two and a half.

She received a Grammy Lifetime
Achievement Award posthumously
in 1997.

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It was on this day in 2004.

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Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004)

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ACTRESS GLENNE HEADLY HAS DIED AT 62

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Glenne Headly (March 13, 1955 – June 8, 2017)

(FoxNews/AP) – Glenne Headly’s agent has confirmed the actress
died Thursday night. No cause of death or location was immediately
available. 

Headly was known from performances in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
(1988), "Mr. Holland’s Opus” (1995), and "Dick Tracy"(1990). She
was an early member of the famous Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

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Note:”M. Holland’s Opus” was filmed in and around Portland,
Oregon, with much of the exterior and interior scenes shot at
Grant High School.

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Glenne Headly in “Dick Tracy”

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