Archive for March 13th, 2014

TV ACTRESS HAS DIED AT 76

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Cynthia Lynn with Bob Crane from Hogan’s Heroes (season 1 1965-66)

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Cynthia Lynn
(Zinta Valda Zimilis)

(April 2, 1937 – March 10, 2014)

According to Variety,"Hogans Heroes" actress Cynthia Lynn
has died. She suffered with hepatitis throughout the latter
years of her life and succumbed to the condition at her
home Monday night in Los Angeles. It’s believed she was
one of only two surviving members of the cast. She is
survived by her daughter, Lisa Brando, whose father was
Marlon Brando.

Lynn also appeared on "Mission:Impossible," "The Odd
Couple" and "The Six Million Dollar Man."

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

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NEIL SEDAKA IS 75 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Pop singer and composer Neil Sedaka has had nine #1 hits spanning a
career of more than fifty years. His mother worked a part time job to pay
for the family’s first piano. He attended the Juilliard School of Music’s
Preparatory Division for Children. Sedaka has sold millions of records
as an artist and has written or co-written over 500 songs for himself
and other artists,

Sedaka had dated Carole King when he was still at high school, when she was still called Carol Klein, so he used her name when he wrote this song in 1958.

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COMIC STRIP DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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The daily syndicated comic strip Dennis the Menace was originally
created, written and illustrated by Hank Ketcham. It debuted in 16
newspapers and was distributed by Post-Hall Syndicate. It is now
written and drawn by Ketcham’s former assistants, Marcus Hamilton
and Ron Ferdinand, and distributed to at least 1,000 newspapers 
in 48 countries and in 19 languages by King Features Syndicate,
usually running a single panel on weekdays and a full strip on
Sundays.   

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Hank Ketcham (left) pictured with Richard Nixon

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