Archive for April 9th, 2015

ACTOR RICHARD DYSART IS DEAD AT 86

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Richard A. Dysart (March 30, 1929 – April 5, 2015)

(AP) – Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior
partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama "L.A. Law,"
(1986-1994), has died after a long illness. He earned one Emmy Award, and
three more nominations, for his role on “L.A. Law”.

Dysart died Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, California, according to his
daughter-in-law Jeannine Jacobi.

He created the Broadway role of the Coach in "That Championship Season,"
for which he won a Drama Desk Award in 1972, and his many film appearances
included Clint Eastwood’s "Pale Rider" (1985) and John Carpenter’s "The Thing”
(1982).

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KILLER TORNADO ON THIS DAY IN 1947

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The most deadly tornado to ever strike within the borders of the state of Oklahoma 
occurred on Wednesday afternoon, April 9, 1947 in the city of Woodward. The Woodward tornado storm began in the Texas Panhandle and produced at least
six tornadoes along a 220 mile path that stretched from White Deer, TX (northeast
of Amarillo) to St. Leo, KS (west of Wichita).

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RECAPPING WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1973

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"My Love" is a love song written by Paul McCartney to his first wife Linda. The
ballad was a number one single and the most successful track from the Paul
McCartney and Wings
1973 album Red Rose Speedway.

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MICHAEL LEARNED IS 76 TODAY

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Michael Learned was born in Washington, D.C.

Learned played Olivia on the CBS television series The Waltons
(1972-1979). She has won a record four Primetime Emmy Award for
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
; three for The Waltons
(1973, 74, 76), and one for Nurse (1982).

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