Archive for January 12th, 2016

CHARACTER ACTOR IS DEAD AT 78


David Joseph Margulies (February 19, 1937 – January 11, 2016)


(FOX News) – David Margulies
, who played the Mayor of New York in
the "Ghostbusters" films and Tony Soprano’s classy lawyer Neil Mink,
died Monday afternoon in New York City after a long illness. His death
was confirmed to by his longtime agent Mary Harden. He had recently
finished filming his role as Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel in the upcoming
ABC miniseries "Madoff" with Richard Dreyfuss, scheduled to air on
February 3.

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RECORD RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

The song "All Shook Up" by Elvis Presley composed by Otis Blackwell. The
single topped the Billboard Hot 100 on April 13, 1957, staying there for eight
weeks. It also topped the Billboard R&B chart for four weeks, becoming
Presley’s second single to do so, and peaked at No. 3 on the country
chart. It is certified 2X Platinum by the RIAA. It was ranked #352 on
Rolling Stone
s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. “All Shook
Up” was recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood where take 10
was selected for release.

                     

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LAST SURVIVOR OF QUAKE DIES AT 109

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The last known survivor of the devastating San
Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 has died. A relative confirmed
William A. "Bill" Del Monte died at a retirement home in nearby Marin
County on Monday.

He was 11 days shy of his 110th birthday. His niece, Janette Barroca
of San Francisco confirmed his death of natural causes. Del Monte
was just three months old when the quake struck.

In a statement, Mayor Edwin M. Lee of San Francisco called Mr. Del
Monte “a true friend to our city.”

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KIRSTIE ALLEY IS 65 TODAY

 


Kirstie Louise Alley was born in Wichita, Kansas.

Kirstie Alley is most known for her role in the NBC-TV series Cheers, in which
she played Rebecca Howe from 1987 to 1993, winning an Emmy Award and
a Golden Globe Award as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
in 1991. She originally came to Los Angeles to work as an interior designer,
before appearing as a game contestant on Match Game.
 

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