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GENERAL ELECTRIC AD FROM THE 1940s

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RADIO VOICE SILENCED AT 53

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David "Kidd Kraddick" Peter Cradick
(August 22, 1959 – July 27, 2013)

 

(Fox News) – Nationally syndicated radio and TV personality David "Kidd"
Kraddick has died at the age of 53. 

Kraddick’s death was confirmed by his company, YEA Networks.  "Kidd
Kraddick in the Morning," originated from Dallas radio station KHKS-FM
106.1. 

A statement from YEA Networks said that Kraddick died of a brain aneurysm
while attending a golf tournament in New Orleans to benefit his charity "Kidd’s
Kids."

"All of us with YEA Networks and the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning crew are
heartbroken over the loss of our dear friend and leader. Kidd devoted his life
to making people smile every morning, and for 21 years his foundation has
been dedicated to bringing joy to thousands of chronically and terminally ill
children," the statement from YEA Networks read in part.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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SALLY STRUTHERS IS 66 TODAY

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Sally Ann Struthers is best known for her role as Gloria Stivic on 
the CBS-TV sitcom All in the Family (1971-1979), for which she
won two Emmy awards. She was born in Portland, Oregon where
she attended Gant High School.

Rob Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O'Connor and Sally Struthers (from left) (baby is unidentified; possibly Jason or Justin Draeger)

 

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CARTOONIST IS 68 TODAY

JIM DAVIS YOUNG
A very young Jim Davis

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James Robert "Jim" Davis


Davis is the creator of the syndicated comic strip Garfield which
has been
published since June 19, 1978. It holds the Guinness
World Record for being the most widely syndicated comic strip. 

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