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A COMEDY LEGEND HAS DIED AT 91

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Jerry Lewis  (Joseph Levitch)
(March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017)

Lewis died this morning of natural causes at his home
in Las Vegas, Nevada at 9:15 AM (PT). His manager Mark
Rozzano said Jerry “passed peacefully.”


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The comedy team of Jerry Lewis (left) and Dean Martin in 1949.  




 

 

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Soviet hard-liners announced on this day in 1991, President Mikhail Gorbachev had been removed from power. Gorbachev returned to
power two days later.

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Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev turned 86 in March.

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On this day in 1934, Adolf Hitler was approved for sole executive
power in Germany as Fuehrer.

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Francis Gary Powers (center), an American U-2 pilot, was convicted
of espionage in Moscow on this day in 1960.


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Inventor and television pioneer, Philo Farnsworth made many contributions that were crucial to the early development of all-
electronic television
. He was also the first person to demonstrate
such a system to the public.

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Philo Taylor Farnsworth
(August 19, 1906 – March 11, 1971)

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On this day in 1977.

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ACTOR SAM SHEPARD HAS DIED AT 73

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At age 21.

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Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017)

(FoxNews) – It was learned today, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor
Sam Shepard, died at his Kentucky home Thursday, July 27th.

A family spokesperson said the Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author
whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in
the American West, died from complications related to Lou Gehrig’s disease,
or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.


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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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In Britain on this day in 1967, the album "Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released by the Beatles. It was released
June 2 in the
U.S.

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Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson)
(June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962)

Icon and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe starred in the classic 1959 comedy
Some Like It Hot and became the most famous woman in the world during
the 1950s.

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Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III will turn 78 in November.

The Cable News Network (CNN) is a basic cable and satellite television news
channel owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner. It
was founded by Ted Turner and went on the air on this day in 1980.

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August, 1986

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Brigham Young  (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877)

Brigham Young was a leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler
of the Western United States. He was the second President of The Church
of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints
(LDS Church) from 1847 until his death
in 1877. He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of
the
Utah Territory.

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MIKE GRACIA

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It was on this day in 1868.

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Henry Jaynes Fonda (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982)

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1957

 

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