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SINGER JIMMIE ROGERS IS DEAD AT 87

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Jimmie Rodgers, singer of 'Honeycomb,' 'Kisses Sweeter Than Wine' and other hits, dies at 87 - Chicago Tribune
James (Jimmie) Frederick Rodgers
(September 18, 1933 – January 18, 2021)


LM DESERT, Calif. (AP) —
Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957
hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose
career in music and movies was disrupted by a severe head
injury a decade later, has died. His publicist Alan Eichler said
Rogers, who was born in Camas, Washington, died from kidney
disease on January 18 in Palm Desert, California. He had also
tested positive for COVID-19.

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AWARD WINNING TALK SHOW HOST HAS DIED

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Larry King (Lawrence Harvey Zeiger)
(November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021)


On January 2, 2021, it was revealed that King had been hospitalized
10 days earlier in a Los Angeles hospital after testing positive for
COVID-19. He died at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
Los Angeles.

 

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THE ‘’HAMMER’’ HAS DIED AT 86

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MLB Legend Hank Aaron Dies At 86
Henry Louis Aaron (February 5, 1934 – January 22, 2021)

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HELLO DOLLY ~ HAPPY 75th BIRTHDAY!

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Dolly Rebecca Parton

Dolly Parton is a country singer, songwriter, actress and
businesswoman known for a collection of country hits
including Jolene, Coat of Many Colors, I Will Always Love
You and 9 to 5. She is widely referred to as the greatest
female country performer of all time. As an actress, she
has starred in films such as Rhinestone, 9 to 5 and Blue
Valley Songbird.

Awards

Throughout her career, she has won several awards,
including a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award. She
has been an inductee to several Halls of Fame including
Country Music Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame
and Grammy Hall of Fame. In 1984, she was given a star
on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)


King was a
Baptist minister and activist who became the most
visible spokesperson and leader in the
civil rights movement
from 1955 until
his assassination in 1968.

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