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INSULT COMIC HAS DIED AT 90

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Original run on NBC: December 1, 1976 – April 28, 1978.


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Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017)

(FoxNews)-According to his publicist, comedy legend and actor Don Rickles
died of kidney failure today at his Los Angeles home.

Rickles was known for his stand-up comedy work and his frequent longtime
appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and “Late
Show with David Letterman.”

His most recent film work included voice-over roles as the grumpy Mr. Potato
Head in the “Toy Story” films and shorts.

 

 

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SHIRLEY JONES IS 83 TODAY

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Shirley Mae Jones was born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania.

Musical actress Shirley Jones starred as the mom of The Partridge Family on
ABC-TV from  September 25, 1970 – March 23, 1974. She won the Miss
Pittsburgh contest in 1952.

 

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ONE FOR EVERY INSTALLATION PROBLEM

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Lucille Ball (left) and Vivian Vance from an episode of The Lucy Show
on CBS. (Original air dates: October 1, 1962 – March 11, 1968)

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   The series ran on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 
    1962–65. (1959 ad)
                    

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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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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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