| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Boomers, say goodbye to another piece of childhood: The man who created Dancing Bear on "Captain Kangaroo" has died.
Cosmo Allegretti, a set painter who became a puppeteer and voice artist on the children's TV classic, died of emphysema at age 86 on...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Record company executive
Al Coury, 78, a longtime record company executive who helped propel the "Saturday Night Fever" and "Grease" soundtracks to the top of the pop charts in the 1970s as chief of the RSO record label, died Thursday in...
| Oct 30, 2010
James E. "Jimmy" Wall, who played Captain Kangaroo's teacher neighbor, Mr. Baxter, on the classic CBS children's television show during the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 92.
Wall, who also worked for nearly 50 years as a stage manager for CBS, died in...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 6:21 AM
As the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its birthday, we did a little research to find some famous people who you might not have known were Marines.
Here's the list of Marines, and the job that they became better known for after they left the USMC.
| Aug 24, 2010
Edward Kean, the original head writer for "The Howdy Doody Show," the pioneer NBC children's TV program for which he also created characters and wrote the songs, has died. He was 85.
Kean died Aug. 13 of complications of emphysema at a health-care center...