Thursday, March 22, 2007

 

Calvert DeForest (1921 - 2007)

Calvert DeForest, the white-haired, bespectacled nebbish who gained cult status as the oddball Larry "Bud" Melman on David Letterman's late night television shows, has died after a long illness. The Brooklyn-born DeForest, who was 85, died Monday at a hospital on Long Island. (Source: KTVU.com)

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

 

Jerry Stiller in 1930 Census

We found comedian and actor, Jerry Stiller, listed in the 1930 Census. His household included the following members: William Stiller 28, Bella Stiller 27, Jerry Stiller 3, Anald Stiller 1.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

 

Luther Ingram (1937-2007)

Luther Ingram, who co-wrote "If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don't Want to Be Right)", died Monday in St. Louis at age 69. (Source: FoxNews.com)

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Monday, March 19, 2007

 

Carol Richards (1922-2007)

Carol Richards, singer, radio and television performer, well-remembered for her duet with Bing Crosby on the hit single "Silver Bells", died Friday in Vero Beach, Florida. She was 84. She co-authored the book "Letters from the Cosmos" with her husband Edward Swiedler. Carol is also the grandmother of actress Amy Laughlin. (Source: LA Times via Legacy.com)

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

 

Eve Arden in 1920 Census

We found actress Eve Arden, listed in the 1920 Census. Her household included the following members: Lucille Quedens 41, Eunice Quedens 10. Her parents divorced when she was a child.

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Sunday, March 11, 2007

 

Richard Jeni (1962-2007)

Richard Jeni, one of Comedy Central's Top 100 Comedians of All Time, is dead. Jeni was found dead presumably from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Saturday, March 10, 2007. A loaded gun was reportedly found next to his body. (Source: The Post Chronicle)

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Saturday, March 10, 2007

 

Ronald Reagan in 1920 Census

We found former U. S. President Ronald Reagan, listed in the 1920 Census. His household included the following members: John C Reagan 36, Rellie Reagan 36, John N Reagan 11, Ronald W Reagan 8.

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Tuesday, March 6, 2007

 

Ernest Gallo (1909-2007)

Ernest Gallo, who with his brother Julio, helped build the American wine industry and, in turn, achieved one of the greatest American business successes of the twentieth century, died today at his home in Modesto, California. He was 97. Julio passed away in 1993. (Source: E&J Gallo Winery)

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Friday, March 2, 2007

 

Doris Day in 1930 Census

We found actress Doris Day, listed in the 1930 Census. Her household included the following members: William J Roppalhoff 37, Alma Koppalhoff 34, Paul A Koppalhoff 10, Doris M Koppalhoff 7.

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