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HOLLYWOOD STAR HAS DIED AT 86

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Tab Hunter (Arthur Andrew Kelm) (July 11, 1931 – July 8, 2018)


(Fox News) – Tab Hunter, the 1950s Hollywood heartthrob who appeared in
more than 40 films including “Damn Yankees!" (1958) and also made a name
for himself in the music industry, has died. A rep for the actor told
The
Hollywood Reporter
that Hunter died Sunday, three days shy of his 87th
birthday, from a blood clot in his leg that caused cardiac arrest. A close
friend called Hunters passing…”sudden and unexpected.”
 

 

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Tab Hunter (far right) appears with host Dick Clark on Band Stand.

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RARE BATTLE HAT SOLD ON ANNIVERSARY

This picture taken on 14 June 2018 in Lyon, southern France, shows the hat allegedly attributed to Emperor Napoleon I
Napoleon wore this hat at the battle of Waterloo on this day in 1815.

(Fox News) – An extremely rare ‘bicorne,’ or 2-pointed hat, that was worn by Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo was sold at auction in France
for $325,000 on Monday.

The hat went under the hammer for $325,052 at Lyon-based auction house
De Baecque. The hat had a pre-sale estimate of $34,881 to $46,441.

The auction house told Fox News the bicorne was bought by a private
European collector who is "passionate" about the period of the First
French Empire.

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Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821)

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FORMER FIRST LADY HAS DIED AT 92

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Barbara Bush (Pierce) (June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018)

Barbara Bush was the wife of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United
States
, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She
served as the
Second Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. She was the
mother of
George W. Bush, the 43rd President, and Jeb Bush, the 43rd Governor
of Florida
. On April 15, 2018, it was announced that Bush would no longer seek
medical treatment and had instead chosen the option of "comfort care
". Bush died
in her Houston home today.  

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Barbara and George Bush Wedding Day 1945

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INFLUENTIAL PREACHER HAS DIED AT 99

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William Franklin Graham Jr.  (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018)

Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching
and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

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SINGER VIC DAMONE HAS DIED

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Vic Damone (June 12, 1928 – February 11, 2018)

(Fox News) – Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away
on Sunday at the age of 89. He was born Vito Rocco Farinola
in
Brooklyn, New York.

Damone entered the talent search on Arthur Godfrey’s Talent
Scouts
and won in April 1947. This led to his becoming a regular
on Godfrey’s show. He met
Milton Berle at the studio and Berle
got him work at two night clubs. By mid-1947, Damone had
signed a contract with
Mercury Records. (WIKIPEDIA)

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