Archive for March 23rd, 2016

ACTOR KEN HOWARD IS DEAD AT 71


Kenneth Joseph "Ken" Howard, Jr. (March 28, 1944 – March 23, 2016)


(CNN) –
Ken Howard, who starred in the 1970s series "The White Shadow," had
notable guest roles in such programs as "30 Rock" and was the head of the SAG-
AFTRA actors’ union, died Wednesday. The cause of death was not announced.

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JOE GARAGIOLA HAS DIED AT 90



Joseph Henry Garagiola, Sr.
(February 12, 1926 – March 23, 2016)

Joe Garagiola, a Major League Baseball legend who successfully moved from
the field to the broadcast booth, has died. The Arizona Diamondbacks made
the announcement Wednesday. The cause of his death is unclear at this time.

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ACTRESS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908


Joan Crawford
 (born Lucille Fay LeSueur in San Antonio, Texas)
(March 23, 1904 – May 10, 1977)

Joan Crawford won an Academy Award for her role in Mildred Pierce
(1945). She starred in many rags-to-riches movies as a flapper during
the Great Depression. She was originally discovered while dancing in
Detroit. In addition to being a flapper in the late ’20s, she was on the
board of directors for Pepsi-Cola.

                            

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A RECAP OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling in Love peaked at number two on the pop
chart and went to number one on the Easy Listening chart for six weeks. The
song was featured in Elvis Presley‘s 1961 film, Blue Hawaii.

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