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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1932


Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem was born in Detroit, Michigan. 
(April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014)

Kasem was a famed voice actor and disc jockey of American Top 40. He
provided the voice of Shaggy in the animated Saturday morning cartoon
Scooby-Doo (1969-1997/2002-2009) on CBS/ABC.

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VOICE ACTOR HAS DIED AT 63


Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey III (April 17, 1952 – February 3, 2016)

(FOXNews) – Joe Alaskey, best known for providing the iconic voices of "Looney
Tunes" legends Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, Sylvester and Marvin the
Martian,died Wednesday after a battle with cancer.

Alaskey’s spokesperson, K.P. Lynne, shared the news on the actor’s Facebook
fan
page
, writing in part, "Never doubt that Joe loved each and every one of
you. Your comments and posts always made his day and brought joy to his heart
and life."

Alaskey was one of the most celebrated successors of legendary voice actor Mel
Blanc, who originated the voices of many of Warner Bros.’ beloved cartoon
characters.

    

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Mike Gracia

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Aretha Louise Franklin (The Queen of Soul) is 73 today.

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ERIK ESTRADA IS 66 TODAY

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Larry Wilcox (left) and co-star Erik Estrada

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Henry Enrique "Erik" Estrada is best known for his co-starring lead role in
the NBC television series CHiPs (1977-1983). Following the series, he
worked in real life as a deputy sheriff in Virginia. In more recent years,  
Estrada has made appearances in reality TV shows, commercials, and
infomercials.

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SITCOM DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Mister Ed the talking horse and co-star Alan Young as Wilbur Post

“Mr. Ed” first aired in syndication from January 5 to July 2, 1961, and then
on CBS from October 1, 1961, to February 6, 1966. It is one of the few
series to debut in syndication and be picked up by a major network for
prime time.

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Allan "Rocky" Lane, the voice of Mr. Ed. 

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