Archive for April 7th, 2015

SHOW AIRED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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“Petula” received high ratings and critical acclaim. Clark later was the
hostess of two more specials, another one for NBC and one for ABC,
which served as a pilot for a projected weekly series.

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Petula Sally Olwen Clark became 82 in November

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STAN FREBERG HAS DIED AT 88

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Stan Freberg (born Stanley Friberg) (August 7, 1926 – April 7, 2015)

Stan Freberg died today at a hospital in Santa Monica, California from
pneumonia. He was an author, recording artist, animation voice actor,
comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director

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Stan Freberg with his puppets from left: Dishonest John and  "Cecil the
Seasick Sea Serpent" from the Time for Benie show.  It  aired on the
Paramount Television Network from 1949 to 1955.

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DEDICATED ACTOR IS DEAD AT 88

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Best in “The Dukes of Hazzard” on CBS from 1979 – 1985.

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James Best (Jules Guy) (July 26, 1926 – April 6, 2015)

(FoxNews) – Actor James Best, who played the often confused Sheriff
Rosco P. Coltrane on “The Dukes of Hazzard,” died on Monday evening
after a brief illness and battle with pneumonia. He is survived by his wife
Angela, his son and two daughters and his three grandchildren. 

Best’s last role was in the 2013 Hallmark film "The Sweeter Side of Life."  

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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Ed Donahue

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SINGER IS 80 TODAY

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Music-Bobby Bare
Robert Joseph "Bobby" Bare, Sr. was born in Ironton, Ohio.

Bobby Bare was signed by musician Chet Atkins in 1962 to RCA Records
where he recorded the hit "500 Miles Away From Home” in 1963.

A #3 hit for Bobby in early 1965.

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