Archive for May 20th, 2016

POPULAR SITCOM ACTOR DEAD AT 96


Alan Young with Mr. Ed.


Alan Young (November 19, 1919 – May 19, 2016)

(Variety) – Alan Young, who gamely played straight man to a talking horse 
for five years in the classic CBS sitcom “Mr. Ed,” died Thursday of natural 
causes at the Motion Picture and Television Home in Woodland Hills, Calif.

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ROCKWELL’S FIRST COVER FOR THE POST

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On this day in 1916, a 22-year-old Norman Rockwell painted his
first cover for
The Saturday Evening Post. The original oil on
canvas painting is titled Boy with Baby Carriage. Over the next
47 years, the artist would paint over 300 covers for the magazine.


Norman Percevel Rockwell
(February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

 


Gilda Susan Radner (June 28, 1946 – May 20, 1989)

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THE GODDESS OF POP IS 70 TODAY


Cher
 (born Cherilyn Sarkisian in El Centro, California)

Cher has sold over 100 million records and won Billboard’s Artist of the
Year Award in 2002. She was put into foster care when her parents were
stricken with poverty. She later gained fame as a member of the singing
duo Sonny and Cher with Sonny Bono.

 Sonny & Cher, Harrah's Lake Tahoe, 1978:

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