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    12-17-2018, 03:22 PM #361
    Chesnutt wrote Oney, T-R-O-U-B-L-E, A Dime At A Time, A Good Year For The Roses, Don't She Look Good, It's Four In The Morning, They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore and many other hits. He released six singles, 1968-70, and was a frequent guest on Hee Haw.

    Country singer-songwriter Jerry Chesnutt dies at 87

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    12-17-2018, 05:16 PM #362
    The Broadway cast album of Hair won a Grammy award in 1969. Two Gentlemen Of Verona won two Tony awards in 1971, for best musical and best book of a musical. The music for all those great songs -- Hair, Good Morning Starshine, Easy To Be Hard, Aquarius, Let The Sunshine In, Love's Revenge, I Love My Father, Two Gentlemen Of Verona -- was composed by Galt MacDermot.

    Galt MacDermot, composer of Hair and Two Gentlemen Of Verona, dead at 89

    http://www.playbill.com/article/galt...air-dead-at-89

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    12-18-2018, 06:24 PM #363
    The characters of Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, played by Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams, respectively, appeared in an episode of Happy Days and were immediately popular, enough to get their own series. Laverne & Shirley premiered January 27, 1976 and was the highest-rated show for the week. "Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer, Incorporated!"

    Penny Marshall, TV's Laverne and director of Big, A League Of Their Own, dies at 75

    https://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny-...218-story.html

    In 1976, Marshall and Williams recorded an album, Laverne & Shirley Sing. It included a remake of the Crystals' 1963 hit Da Doo Ron Ron. Laverne and Shirley performed the song in an episode of their show. Here it is:

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    12-20-2018, 01:02 AM #364
    Masterson appeared in several Broadway plays and had roles in ten movies including In The Heat Of The Night, The Exorcist and The Stepford Wives. Actress Mary Stuart Masterson is one of his three children.

    Actor-writer-director Peter Masterson dies at 84
    Texas native took Best Little Whorehouse to Broadway.

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    12-20-2018, 08:08 PM #365
    Moffat appeared in approximately 80 plays, 70 movies and tv-movies and 60 television shows. He portrayed Lyndon Johnson in The Right Stuff (1983) and the fictional President Bennett in Clear & Present Danger (1994). Moffat was married to television director/actress Gwen Arner.

    Character actor Donald Moffat dies at 87

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    12-21-2018, 02:52 PM #366
    Children's author Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel died in 1991. Audrey served as executive producer of four movie adaptations of his books: Daisy-Head Mayzie (TV, 1995), Horton Hears A Who (2008), The Lorax (2012) and The Grinch (2018).

    Audrey Geisel, Dr. Seuss' widow and noted philanthropist, dies at 97

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    12-21-2018, 09:41 PM #367
    Ayler, who played Clair Huxtable's mother on six episodes of The Cosby Show, died November 18. Her family did not announce her death until today.

    Ethel Ayler, actress in Eve's Bayou, The Bodyguard, 9½ Weeks and The Cosby Show, dies at 88

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    12-25-2018, 03:23 AM #368
    Jimmy Work wrote and recorded Making Believe in 1955. It reached #5 on Billboard's country chart. A version by Kitty Wells reached #2 that same year and Emmylou Harris had a hit with the song in 1977. Work's second hit, That's What Makes The Juke Box Play, also reached #5 in 1955 -- and he appeared at a few concerts that year along with an up-and-coming singer named Elvis Presley.

    Jimmy Work, 1950s country singer and writer of Making Believe, dies at 94

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    12-26-2018, 05:00 PM #369
    Guitarist James Wilsey, who played on seven albums as a member of the punk-rock band The Avengers and played on four Chris Isaak albums, died December 24 at age 61. Wilsey played that distinctive tremolo intro to Isaak's 1990 hit Wicked Game.

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    12-27-2018, 03:55 PM #370
    Adonis often played a mobster or a gangster. He appeared in several movies including Casino, Raging Bull, Wall Street, King Of New York, Eyes Of Laura Mars and Ace Ventura, Pet Detective.

    Goodfellas actor Frank Adonis dead at 83

    http://www.follyfest.com/goodfellas-...is-dead-at-83/