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MOVIE ICON IS 103 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch) 


The retired actor, producer, director and author
is one of the last surviving
stars
of the film industry’s Golden Age.

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TV PRODUCER/DIRECTOR HAS DIED AT 92

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Arthur Ronald Marks (August 2, 1927 – November 13, 2019)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime producer and director Arthur Marks, who
helmed many episodes of the "Perry Mason" TV series and produced several
hit blaxploitation films, has died. 

According to his son Paul, Marks passed away Nov. 13 at his home in
Woodland Hills, California. 

Marks was the director and producer of 80 episodes of "Perry Mason." He
also directed episodes of the TV shows "I Spy," "Mannix" and "The Dukes
of Hazzard."

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BEACH BOY MUSICIAN IS 77 TODAY

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Bruce Arthur Johnston (Benjamin Baldwin)

Singer, musician, songwriter, and record producer Bruch Johnston is best known as a member of the Beach Boys. In 1965, Johnston
joined the band for live performances, filling in for the group’s co-founder
Brian Wilson, who had quit touring in order to spend more
time in the studio. Johnston then became a contributing member
on subsequent albums.

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The Beach Boys today from left: Bruch Johnston, Al Jardine, Brian
Wilson, Mike Love and David Marks.

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ROCK N’ ROLL PIONEER HAS DIED AT 100

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David Louis Bartholomew (December 24, 1918 – June 23, 2019)


(AP) – Dave Bartholomew, a giant of
New Orleans music and a rock n’ roll
pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as
"Ain’t That a Shame," ”I’m Walkin,’" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has
died.

Bartholomew, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame, died Sunday at a hospital in a New Orleans suburb.

His eldest son, Dave Bartholomew Jr., confirmed the news to AP saying:
"Daddy was 100 years and six months old. It was just that time."

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From left: Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent
for an invention that he called a "Type-Writer." It became the first machine to be mass-produced.

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Christopher Latham Sholes
(February 14, 1819 – February 17, 1890)

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The  world’s first typist was Lillian Sholes, daughter
of Christopher Sholes. The machine typed only in
capital letters.

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