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POPULAR CHARACTER ACTOR DEAD AT 83

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Ned Thomas Beatty (July 6, 1937 – June 13, 2021)

 

(AP) – Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film
role as a genial vacationer brutally raped by a backwoodsman
in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died.

Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of
natural causes at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by
friends and loved ones.

 

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Ned Beatty in the movie “Deliverance”.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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Goodman’s bands started the careers
of many jazz musicians. During an era
of racial segregation, he led one of the
first integrated jazz groups. Benny
Goodman (known as “The King of
Swing”), performed nearly to the end
of his life while exploring an interest
in
classical music.

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ICONIC ACTOR DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1979

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John Wayne (Marion Robert Morrison)
(May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979)


Film
actor John Wayne, famous for starring in countless westerns,
died at age 72 after battling cancer for more than a decade. The
American Film Institute selected Wayne as one of the greatest male
stars
of classic American cinema. 

 

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ACTOR OF “ THE MOD SQUAD’’ IS DEAD AT 81

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(AP) – Clarence Williams III, who played the cool undercover cop
Linc Hayes on the counterculture series “The Mod Squad” and
Prince’s father in “Purple Rain,” has died.

His manager Allan Mindel said Williams died Friday at his home
in Los Angeles after a battle with colon cancer.

 

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(1939 – 2021)

 

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THE STORY THAT MADE HISTORY IN 1968

Robert Kennedy Assassinated

Close-up of Robert F. Kennedy, March-June, 1968 | JFK Library
Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968)


On June 5, 1968, presidential candidate
Robert F. Kennedy was
mortally wounded shortly after midnight at the
Ambassador Hotel
in
Los Angeles. Earlier that evening, the 42-year-old junior senator from
New York was declared the winner in the South Dakota and
California 1968 Democratic Party presidential primaries during
the 1968 United States presidential election. He was pronounced
dead at 1:44 a.m. PDT on June 6, about 26 hours after he had been
shot.

 

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