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TALK SHOW ANNOUNCER HAS DIED AT 78

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alan Kalter, the quirky, red-headed
announcer for
David Letterman for two decades who frequently
appeared in the show’s comedy bits, has died.

Kalter passed Monday at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut with
his wife, Peggy, and their two daughters at his side. The cause
of death was not announced.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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TIM MAGUIRE

 

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Actor/Producer Michael Douglas is 77 years old
today.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

Mugshot of Patty Hearst upon her arrest in San Francisco on September 18, 1975.

Patty Hearst was sentenced to seven years in prison. President
Jimmy Carter commuted Hearst’s sentence to time served in
February 1979. Hearst gained her release from prison after just
twenty-two months. On January 20, 2001, the last full day of his presidency, Bill Clinton granted Patricia Campbell Hearst a full
pardon.

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Patricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954)

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COMEDIAN HAS LOST FIGHT WITH CANCER

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Norman Gene Macdonald (October 17, 1959 – September 14, 2021)

(FOX NEWS) – Fox News has confirmed, Norm Macdonald, known
for his time on “
Saturday Night Live,” has died, He was 61 years
old.

According to Deadline, the comedian had been privately battling
cancer for nine years.

Macdonald’s longtime producing partner and friend Lori Jo
Hoekstra was reportedly at his side when he passed.

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COMIC ACTOR HAS DIED AT 84

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Arthur Metrano (September 22, 1936 – September 8, 2021)

(New York Post) – Art Metrano, a stand-up comedian best known
for playing callous police captain Ernie Mauser in the second
and third "Police Academy" films (below),has passed away.

According to his son,the Brooklyn-born funny man died of
natural causes at his Aventura, Florida home on Wednesday.

In addition to his roles in the 1985 and 1986 installments of the
comedic cop series, Metrano also appeared in the 1982 "
Happy
Days
" spinoff "Joanie Loves Chachi" and guest-starred on
"All in the Family," "
Bewitched," "Starsky and Hutch" and
"Mod Squad," among other TV shows.

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