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ACTRESS IS 99 YEARS YOUNG TODAY!

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Betty Marion White Ludden

Actress and comedian Betty White, with a television career
spanning over 80 years, has worked longer in that medium
than anyone else in the television industry. She is regarded
as a pioneer of television, and was one of the first women
to exert control in front of and behind the camera and is
recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom
(Life
with Elizabeth
),
[which contributed to her receiving the
honorary title
Mayor of Hollywood in 1955.

 

Betty White, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Betty White (center) on The Mary Tyler Moore Show which
aired on CBS from 1970 – 1977.

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GAME SHOW HOST HAS DIED AT 80

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George Alexander Trebek (July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020)


(FoxNews) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died early Sunday
after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The show made the
announcement of his death at his home where he was
surrounded by his family.

On March 6, 2019, Trebek announced that he had been
diagnosed with
stage IV pancreatic cancer.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Howard Hughes and the Spruce Goose' First Flight - Stock Footage - YouTube

Aviator Howard Hughes Spruce Goose Cockpit Photo Print for Sale | Vintage aircraft, Howard hughes, Aviation
Howard Hughes in the Spruce Goose pilots seat.

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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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VETERAN ACTOR/COMEDIAN HAS DIED AT 91

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Orson Bean  (Dallas Frederick Burrows)
(July 22, 1928 – February 7, 2020)

Orson Bean was a film, television, and stage actor, and a comedian, writer,
and producer. He appeared frequently on televised game shows from the
1960s through the 1980s and was a long-time panelist on the television
game show To Tell the Truth. He was a favorite of
Johnny Carson,
appearing on The Tonight Show over 200 times. On February 7, 2020,
while walking near
Venice Boulevard and Shell Avenue, in Venice, Los
Angeles
, Bean was struck by two drivers, with the second vehicle striking
him fatally.

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