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MOTORSPORTS ICON IS 74 TODAY

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Darrell Lee Waltrip

 

 

Darrell Lee Waltrip is a motorsports analyst, author, former
national television broadcaster, and stock car driver. He
raced from 1972 to 2000 in the former NASCAR Winston
Cup Series (now called the NASCAR Cup Series), most
notably driving the No. 17 Chevrolet for Hendrick
Motorsports (below).

 

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From left: Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Jeff Gordon in the Fox Sports booth.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW MUSEUM IN NEW YORK

 

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Johnny Carson (right) interviewing guest Bob Hope on the Tonight set.

Johnny Carson Memorabilia, Tonight Show Coffee Mug Sells @ $9,979

Johnny Carson Desk…Sold for $35,000 – Eyes Of A Generation ...

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GUINNESS RECORD HOLDER IS DEAD AT 88

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At 86, Regis Philbin is still the life of the party
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) 
   

Often called “the hardest working man in show business”, Regis Philbin was 
known for hosting
talk and game shows since the 1960s. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most hours on US television. His trademarks include his excited manner, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs. He died of natural causes.

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

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TELEVISION PIONEER HAS DIED AT 99

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Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies ...
Hugh Malcolm Downs (February 14, 1921 – July 1, 2020) 

Broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game
show host, and music composer. A regular television presence from
the 1940s through the 1990s, he had several successful roles on
morning television, prime time television, and late night television.

Downs served as announcer/sidekick for Tonight Starring Jack Paar
from 1957 to 1962, co-host of the
NBC News program Today from
1962 to 1971, host of the Concentration game show from 1958 to
1969, and anchor of the
ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to
1999. Downs died at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Legendary newsman Hugh Downs dies at 99

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IT WAS A GREAT RADIO STATION IN BOISE!

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KATN first signed on the air in April 1961.

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From left: Ralph F. Frazer (KATN 1010 AM owner/manager),
Melburn Stone (“Doc”), and Ken Curtis (Festus) from the
CBS-TV series Gunsmoke paid a visit to the Boise, Idaho
country music station in 1965.

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