Archive for October 22nd, 2016

COMIC HAS DIED AT 60

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Kevin Gerard Meaney (April 23, 1956 – October 21, 2016)

(AP) – Kevin Meaney, a comic’s comic who worked the standup circuit, was
a staple on late-night TV and starred in the short-lived 1990s CBS series
"Uncle Buck," has died at age 60.

His agent, Tom Ingegno, said Meaney was found dead Friday at his home in Forestburgh, in upstate New York. The cause of death was not immediately
known. Meaney’s career spanned 30 years.

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013)

Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the
age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular
"Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager,
she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles
"O Dio Mio," "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing
herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre
alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.

In 1992, Funicello announced that she had been diagnosed with multiple
sclerosis
. She died of complications from the disease at age 70.

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CHUBBY CHECKER ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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Chubby Checker appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show where he sang "The Twist"/
"Let’sTwist Again" medley (with the "Do-Re-Mi" dancers) and "The Fly."
 
The show and was one of the highest rated and most heavily watched episodes in
the entire series run!

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