Archive for January 16th, 2014

TELEVISION ACTOR HAS DIED AT 89

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Russell Johnson

     Russell David Johnson
(November 10, 1924 – January 16, 2014)

Actor Russell Johnson, who played The Professor on the CBS television
sitcom series "Gilligan’s Island," has died. Johnson’s agent that the actor
passed away at his home in Washington State Thursday morning from
kidney failure, with his wife and daughter by his side. He was the last
surviving male cast member of the show that ran from 1964 to 1967.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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                                        Ed Donahue

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FAST FOOD FOUNDER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1917

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Carl Karcher’s fast food career started with a hot dog cart in Los
Angeles that took in $14.75 on July 17, 1941, his first day in the
business. He had been a delivery boy for a bakery based in
Anaheim. Carl and his wife Margaret had 12 children.

Carl’s Jr. hamburger chain is now owned by parent company
CKE Restaurants, Inc. It is in the top ten fast-food chains in the
United States.

 

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Carl Nicholas Karcher  (January 16, 1917 – January 11, 2008)

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