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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Joseph Frank
"Buster" Keaton
(October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966)

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PAST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

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DAVID MELENDY

 



Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin
(April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

 

 

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1893

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Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971)

Lloyd was an actor, comedian, film director/ producer, screenwriter,
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stunt performer who is most famous for his silent comedy films. He
ranks alongside Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton as one of the most
popular and influential film comedians of the silent film era. Lloyd made
nearly 200 comedy films, both silent and "talkies", between 1914 and
1947.

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COMEDIAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1880

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W.C. Fields with his father, W.C. Fields, Jr., 1907.

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W.C. Fields (born William Claude Dukenfield in Darby, Pennsylvania)  

(January 29, 1880 – December 25, 1946)

Before fame, Fields made a living as a pool player and juggler as a teenager.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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