Archive for April 28th, 2015

TV DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Mike Wallace, after years working in radio and television, began
hosting The Mike Wallace Interview on ABC. He interviewed many 
senators, authors, actresses, politicians and a Klansman. The show
ended in September 1958. Wallace was direct and occasionally he 
was confrontational.

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Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace
(May 9, 1918 – April 7, 2012)

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LOCAL ROCK MUSICIAN HAS DIED AT 71

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Portland, Oregon garage band The Kingsmen from left: Don Gallucci,
Jack Ely, Lynn Easton, Mike Mitchell, and Bob Nordby.

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Jack Ely (September 11, 1943 – April 27, 2015)

Jack Ely, best known for singing the vocal on The Kingsmen‘s version
of "Louie Louie" has died. He passed away in Terrebonne, Oregon
having
long suffered from an unknown illness. 


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SUZANNE CROUGH HAS DIED AT 52

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Suzanne J. Crough (March 6, 1963 – April 27, 2015)

Accoprding to TMZ, Suzanne Crough, who played Tracy on the sitcom
"The Partridge Family," died on Monday. 

Crough played the youngest Partridge daughter from 1970 to 1974. A
family member said she died suddenly in her Nevada home.

After her role on "The Partridge Family," Crough appeared in several
TV shows including "Mulligan’s Stew." Her last on-screen role was in
the 1980 film "Children of Divorce."

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JAYNE MEADOWS HAS PASSED AT 95

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Jayne Meadows (Jane Meadows Cotter; September 27, 1919 – April 26, 2015)

Jayne Meadows Allen, award winning stage and screen actress, died peacefully of natural causes in her Encino, Calif. home Sunday night at age 95.

Jayne — who was born in Wuchang, China to missionary parents — enjoyed more
than six decades in the entertainment industry, from Broadway roles like "The
Gazebo" in 1958 to her Emmy-nominated role on CBS’ "High Society" in 1995.

Jayne was also a regular panelist on the CBS hit program, "I’ve Got a Secret” and
During her run on the show, she was the highest rated actress on CBS, second
only to Lucille Ball.

Jayne’s husband of 46 years, Steve Allen — the first host of "The Tonight Show" — passed away in 2000.

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Jane Meadows with husband Steve Allen circa 1980s

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Sandy Kozel

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