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GAME SHOW CREATOR HAS DIED AT 87

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Charles Hirsch "Chuck" Barris  (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017)

(AP) – Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included "The Dating Game,"
"The Newlywed Game" and that infamous factory of cheese, "The Gong Show," 

According to publicist Paul Shefrin, Barris.died of natural causes Tuesday
afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York.
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RECAPPING PAST WORLD NEWS

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ROSS SIMPSON

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In an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times of the Great Depression,
the Nevada state legislature voted to legalize gambling on this day in 1931.

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James Orsen "Jim" Bakker turned 77 in January.

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Bob Dylan’s debut album released by Columbia on this day in 1962.

            

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A REVIEW OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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SANDY KOZEL

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Edward R. Murrow on the CBS set of See It Now.

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"The Monitor and Merrimac: The First Fight Between Ironclads"
during the  Battle of Hampton Roads in 1862.
 

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George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen.

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George Burns (Nathan Birnbaum) (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

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MONKEY MEMBER IS 72 TODAY

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Micky Dolenz in Circus Boy.

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George Michael "Micky" Dolenz, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA.

Micky Dolenz was the drummer and lead vocalist with the 1960s rock band
The Monkees. The group rose to fame on the TV series The Monkees and
went on to release a number of hits including "Last Train to Clarksville" and
"Daydream Believer."

Since Davy Jones‘s death in 2012, Dolenz has been the only member of
The Monkees who has been with the band continuously since its inception
in 1965.

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FILM HISTORIAN HAS DIED AT 84

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Robert Jolin Osborne (May 3, 1932 – March 6, 2017) was born in
Colfax, Washington.

Osborne left the air in early 2016 due to an undisclosed health issue. His
death was announced by Turner Classic Movies this morning. The cause
of death was not immediately announced.

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