Archive for January 14th, 2016

SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1972


Original airing on NBC: January 14, 1972 – March 25, 1977.

Sanford and Son has been hailed as the precursor to many other African
American
sitcoms
. It was a ratings hit throughout its six-season run. In 2007,
Time magazine included the show on their list of the "100 Best TV Shows of
All Time".

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ACTOR ALAN RICKMAN HAS DIED AT 69


Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (February 21, 1946 – January 14, 2016)

(AP) – British actor Alan Rickman, a classically-trained stage star and sensual
screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga and other films, has died.

Rickman’s family said Thursday that the actor had died after a battle with cancer.

Film roles included the psychopathic villain Hans Gruber in "Die Hard" in 1988.

 


“Die Hard”


Rickman as the Sheriff of Nottingham in "Robin Hood, Prince of
Thieves" (1991).

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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ACTRESS FAYE DUNAWAY IS 75 TODAY


Dorothy Faye Dunaway was born in Bascom, Florida.

Faye Dunaway received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her
role as Diana Christensen in the 1976 film Network. She also received
praise for her roles in the 1967 heist film Bonnie and Clyde and the
1974 suspense film Chinatown.

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