Archive for January 19th, 2014

REALITY SHOW STAR HAS DEAD AT 49

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(Variety) – Roy Garber, star of A&E reality series “Shipping Wars,” died Friday 
from a massive heart attack.

Garber owned and operated Arbie’s Team Transport out of New Hampshire,
along with his son Travis, and was one of the show’s top earners.

“Shipping Wars” just wrapped its fifth season on Wednesday.

A&E’s website describes Garber as a “jack of-all-trades” as well as an avid
fisherman and master scuba diver.

“Shipping Wars,”  which debuted to 3 million viewers in Jan. 2012, is produced
for A&E by Megalomedia. 

The network could not be reached for comment.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Dolly Rebecca Parton is 68 today

This song was released on June 6, 1974 as the second single from
Parton’s thirteenth solo studio album, Jolene. She wrote the track in
1973 for her one-time partner and mentor Porter Wagoner
, from
whom she was separating professionally at the time.

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TV EPISODE AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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Seventy-two percent of all TV sets in the U.S. were tuned to CBS-TV,
as Lucy Ricardo gave birth to a baby boy on the episode, "Lucy Goes
to the Hospital
".

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