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ACTOR FRITZ WEAVER HAS DIED AT 90

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From an episode of  THE TWILIGHT ZONE, “The obsolete Man”
Originally aired June 2,1961 on CBS.

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The Twilight ZoneThird From the SunOriginal air date, January 8, 
1960.

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Fritz William Weaver (January 19, 1926 − November 26, 2016)

Weaver was an actor in television, stage, and motion pictures. He was
known for his work in science fiction and fantasy, especially in television
series and movies like The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The X-Files,
The Martian Chronicles
and Demon Seed. He died at his home in New
York, New York.

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EYE LOST IN ACCIDENT ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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Sammy Davis Jr nearly lost his life in an automobile accident in San Bernardino,
California
. The impact of the crash had driven Sammy’s face into the steering
wheel, and his left eye was forced out of its socket by the bullet-shaped horn
button at the center of the wheel of his 1954 Cadillac. After wearing an eye
patch for years, he was fitted with a glass eye.

 

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Debut studio album, released in January of 1955.

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Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr.
(December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990)

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JEAN STAPLETON OF STAGE, TV AND FILM

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Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker and Carroll O’Connor as Archie
Bunker on the CBS TV series All in the Family in 1976.

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Jean Stapleton (Jeanne Murray) January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013)

 

Character actress Jean Stapleton is best known for having portrayed Edith
Bunker
, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker on the 1970s
CBS sitcom, All in the Family. Stapleton was a three-time recipient of the
Prime Time Emmy Award for leading actress in a comedy series, and won
two Golden Globes in the same category during the show’s run. She also
made occasional appearances on the All in the Family follow-up series,
Archie Bunker’s Place, but, tired of the role, asked to be written out of
the show during the first season. The marquee lights on Broadway were
dimmed for one minute on June 5, 2013 at 8 p.m. to honor the memory
of Stapleton.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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CAMILLE BOHANNON
            

    
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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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TIM MAGUIRE

Jack Lemmon
John Uhler
"Jack" Lemmon III
(February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001)

 


1968

 


1960


1992

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