DIRECTOR BLAKE EDWARDS ~ DEAD AT 88

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Blake Edwards, director of Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) and The
Pink Panther
(1963) died from complications of Pneumonia
Wednesday evening. He was 88.

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HEART TRANSPLANT ON THIS DATE IN 1967

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Dr. Christian Barnard, along with a team of Cardiac
Surgeons,  performed the world’s first successful
human heart transplant in Cape Town, South Africa. 
The patient, Louis Washkansky, a 54-year-old grocer
survived for 18 days after the operation and died of
Pneumonia.

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             The transplant operation in progress.

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LESLIE NIELSEN HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 84

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The comic actor best known for his roles in AIRPLANE
and THE NAKED GUN film series was being treated for
Pneumonia at a hospital near his home in Florida.

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