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REMEMBER THIS OPENING ON NBC – TV?

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Milton Berle (July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) Comedian
known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television”.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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William (Billy) Martin Joel is 73 years old today.      
  

Billy Joel, nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first single and
signature song of the same name
as well as the similarly named
1973 album, he has led a commercially successful career as a
solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 studio albums
from 1971 to 1993 as well as one studio album in 2001.

He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as 
the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-
selling solo artist in the
U.S.
with over 160 million records sold
worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2,
is one of the
best-selling albums in the United States.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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WORLD’S FAIR OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1939

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On April 30, 1939, the New York World’s Fair opened in New York
City
. The opening ceremony, which featured speeches by President Franklin D. Roosevelt ( above) and New York Governor Herbert
Lehman, ushered in the first day of television broadcasting in New
York (below).

Early Television

Early Television

Photographs of an early telecast from the 1939 Worlds Fair.

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UNCLE DON WRIGHT RECENTLY DIED AT 87

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Don Wright (Donald Nomako) (Oct. 6, 1934 – March 13, 2022)

Wright was a celebrated disk jockey, television personality
and corporate communication coach. He passed away 
Sunday, March 13, 2022, after battling a long illness. 


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ICONIC COMEDIAN HAS DIED AT AGE 67

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Gilbert Jeremy Gottfried (February 28, 1955 – April 12, 2022)

The actor and stand-up comedian died from a rare genetic muscle
disease that can trigger a dangerously abnormal heartbeat.

Gottfried began performing at only 15-years-old, has also appeared
on television shows and in movies.

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