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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

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I Love Lucy is a sitcom that originally aired on CBS-TV from October
15, 1951, to May 6, 1957,

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ACTOR CHARLES GRODIN HAS DIED AT 86

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Charles Grodin (April 21, 1935 – May 18, 2021)


Grodin died from bone marrow cancer at his home in

Wilton, Connecticut.

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TV SHOW RERUNS ARE JUST AS FUNNY NOW

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The Carol Burnett Show is a variety/sketch comedy television
show starring
Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence,
and
Lyle Waggoner. In 1975, frequent guest star Tim Conway
became a regular after Waggoner left the series.

The show originally ran on CBS-TV from September 11, 1967,
to March 29, 1978, for 279 episodes, and with nine episodes
in the fall of 1991. 
 
The series won 25 primetime Emmy Awards. In 2013, TV Guide
ranked The Carol Burnett Show number 17 on its list of the 60
Greatest Shows of All Time, and in 2007 it was included on the
list of Time‘s 100 Best TV Shows of All Time.

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                             How Carol Burnett Does Her Legendary ‘Tarzan’ Yell

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Carol will be 88 April 26.

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THIS IS MY FAVORITE CHRISTMAS MOVIE

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A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film
directed by
Bob Clark and based on Jean Shepherd‘s semi-
fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book In God We Trust: All
Others Pay Cash
, with some elements from his 1971 book
Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories and Other
Disasters
. It stars
Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, and
Peter Billingsley and is a seasonal classic in North
America.

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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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