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My friend, Bob Greene, and I were reminiscing on the phone recently about the passing of Dick Clark, who died at age 82 on April 18. That two people from starkly different backgrounds like us would be talking about this TV icon says much about Mr. Clark'...
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The Baltimore SunDick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82, is rightfully being hailed as a pioneer of popular culture. And that's fair enough. In the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the reach of his daily"American Bandstand"show and his myriad prime-time special productions...
Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the...
Broadcast icon Dick Clark, the longtime host of the influential "American Bandstand," has died, publicist Paul Shefrin said. He was 82. Clark suffered a heart attack while at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica for an outpatient procedure, his...
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Dick Clark, the music impresario and host of"American Bandstand" who died this week, has been cremated, his representative said Friday. "He has been cremated, but no other plans have been finalized," Clark publicist Paul Shefrin told...
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CNNThe most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings. In its most popular season, "Hill Street Blues," which ran from 1981 to 1987, came in 21st place. And yet, according...
LOS ANGELES - Don Cornelius, the silken-voiced host of ''Soul Train'' who helped break down racial barriers and broaden the reach of black culture with funky music, groovy dance steps and cutting-edge style, died early Wednesday of an apparent suicide. He...
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The idea was simple — but groundbreaking: Create a live showcase for black music, modeled on "American Bandstand." Don Cornelius pulled $400 from his own pocket to launch the dance show on a local Chicago TV station in 1970. As host and executive...
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KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Dick Clark underwent surgery for an enlarged prostate the day before he died. According to his death certificate, Clark underwent a procedure on April 17 to cure "acute urinary retention due to benign prostatic hyperplasia."...
Show TrackerDick Clark was a near-constant presence on TV from his national debut on "American Bandstand" in the late 1950s until his final "New Year's Rockin' Eve" special in 2011. Dick Clark hosted game shows, talk shows and even popped up on his own award shows......
Pop & Hiss'The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet' TV series helped open the door for Dick Clark and 'American Bandstand.' Young Ricky Nelson helped make the then-controversial rock music seem safe to millions of teens and their parents....
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