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TELEVISION ICON HAS DIED AT 98

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Comedian and actor Carl Reiner has died aged 98
Carl Reiner (March 20, 1922 – June 29, 2020)

Comedian, actor, director, screenwriter, and publisher Carl Reiner’s career
spanned seven decades. During the early years of television comedy from
1950 to 1957, he co-wrote and acted on Caesar’s Hour and Your Show of
Shows
, starring
Sid Caesar. In the 1960s, Reiner was best known as the
creator, producer, writer, and actor on The Dick Van Dyke Show.

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Carl Reiner talks Dick Van Dyke Show Mel Brooks and Trump tweets

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1889

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin
(April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) December 1977)

On April 16, 1889, future Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin
was born Charles Spencer Chaplin in London, England.

Chaplin, one of the most financially successful stars of
early Hollywood, was introduced to the stage when he
was five. The son of London music hall entertainers,
young Chaplin was watching a show starring his mother
when her voice cracked. He was quickly shuffled onto the
stage to finish the act.

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Chaplin as The Little Tramp.

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FORMER TV STAR DIED TODAY AT AGE 84

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Lyle Wesley Waggoner[ ( April 13, 1935 — March 17, 2020)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lyle Waggoner, who used his good looks
to comic effect on "The Carol Burnett Show," partnered with a
superhero on "Wonder Woman" and was the first centerfold for
Playgirl magazine died Tuesday.

According to a family statement, Waggoner, who was battling
cancer,
died peacefully Tuesday at his Los Angeles-area home
with his wife
of 60 years, Sharon, at his side. 

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The Carol Burnett Show cast members from left: Tim
Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol Burnett, Lyle Waggoner, 
and Vicki  Lawrence.

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Lyle Waggoner with  Lynda Carter

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From 1975 to 1979 on CBS television.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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            ROSS SIMPSON

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill
(November 30, 1874 – January 24, 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, the British leader who guided
Great Britain and the Allies through the crisis of
World War II, died in
London at the age of 90.

   

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Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993)

Marshall served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
of the United States
from October 1967 until October 1991
and was the Court’s
first African-American justice.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws that had
been restricting abortions during the first six months of pregnancy. The case
(Roe vs. Wade) legalized abortion. The Court ruled, in a 7-2 decision, that

a woman’s right to choose an abortion was protected by the privacy rights guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 


This is a 1972 photo of the United States Supreme court who decided on Roe V. Wade. From left, front row : Associate Justice Potter Stewart; William O. Douglas;Chief Justice Warren Berger, Associate Justice William J. Brennan Jr.; and Byron A. White. Back row: Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.; Thurgood Marshall; Harry A. Blackmun; and William H. Rehnquist.
This is a 1972 photo of the United States Supreme court who decided on Roe
V. Wade. From left, front row : Associate Justice Potter Stewart; William O. Douglas;Chief Justice Warren Berger, Associate Justice William J. Brennan Jr.
and Byron A. White. Back row: Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.;Thurgood 
Marshall; Harry A. Blackmun; and William H. Rehnquist. (AP)

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Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973)

Lyndon Johnson, often referred to by the initials LBJ, was an American
politician who served as the 36th
president of the United States from
1963 to 1969. Formerly the 37th
vice president from 1961 to 1963, he
assumed the presidency following the
assassination of President John
F. Kennedy
.

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