ACTOR JOHN DYE FOUND DEAD AT 47 (AP)

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Actor John Dye, whose career included the role of Andrew, the angel of death, in the long-running television series "Touched by an Angel," was found dead at his San Francisco home, a medical examiner’s spokesman said Thursday.

Medical examiner’s investigator Charles Cecil said the 47-year-old Dye, a native of Amory, Miss., was found dead Monday.

The cause of death has not been determined, Cecil said, but relatives said Dye suffered apparent heart failure. 

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RAWHIDE DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1959

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Rawhide was one of the longest running television westerns. It ran 
from 1959 to 1966 on CBS for a  total of 217 episodes. The series
starred Eric Fleming (seated) and newcomer Clint Eastwood,
(standing). The show was produced and often directed
by Charles M. Warren who also produced some early
episodes of Gunsmoke.

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         The Rawhide theme was sung by Frankie Laine

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CHAPLIN’S CAREER BEGAN ON THIS DATE IN 1913

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         Charlie Chaplin began his film career with Mack Sennett’s 
         Keystone Film Company making $150 a week. Chaplin first
         played his most famous role of the TRAMP in the 1914 silent
         film Kid Auto Races at Venice.

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                     Mack Sennett’s Keystone Film Company

             
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               Chaplin’s film debut in…Making a Living (1914)
  

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            Charles S. Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977)

 

  

 

 

 

 

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