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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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MOVIE STAR HAS DIED AT 86

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John Gavin (Juan Vincent Apablasa)
(April 8, 1931 – February 9, 2018)

(FoxNews) – Fox News confirmed today John Gavin, the
movie star who graced the big screen in “Psycho,” (1960) 
“Imitation of Life" (1959) and “Thoroughly Modern Millie”
(1967) died this morning after a long illness.

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ICONIC SPORTS ANNOUNCER HAS DIED AT 89

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Keith Max Jackson (October 18, 1928 – January 13, 2018)

Jackson is remembered for his career with ABC Sports (1966–2006)
and concise coverage of
college football (1952–2006). He died today
in California.

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COMEDIAN JERRY VAN DYKE IS DEAD AT 86

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Jerry McCord Van Dyke
(July 27, 1931 – January 5, 2018)

Jerry Van Dyke, comedian, actor and younger brother of Dick Van Dyke, died Friday afternoon at his Arkansas home at the age of 86.

Van Dyke’s wife, Shirley, confirmed her husband’s death. She said her husband’s
health began deteriorating after they were both involved in a car accident two years earlier. (Fox  News)

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From left: Jerry Van Dyke and brother Dick.

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