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Harvey Korman was one of the funniest men on TV in the seventies (Tim Conway would have been another).

God bless Harvey Korman.


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[QUOTE]Originally posted by fjp451:
The great Harvey Korman...laughter now fills the heavenly clouds![QUOTE]

I watched the Dentist sketch before going to the dentist today, before I heard the news. This is something I thought I should do before getting seven cavities filled. I'm glad I did.


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Let's not forget Dick Martin! At least I don't believe it has been mentioned about his passing away last week end.
 
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And let's forget about this idea of deaths run in 3. With all the info available, deaths are multitudinous of the famous. Here, just a partial list, of notables who have died in the 5 days from May 25th, 2008 to the 29th of May.

Beryl Cook, British painter
Jose' Alejandro Bernales, Chilean dictator
Luc Bourdon, Canadian hockey player
Gerhard Konzelmann, German writer and journalist
Dianne Odell, Author, and polio victim
Sung-Chuen-san, Taiwanese film director
Dolly Aglay, Filipino journalist
Earl Hagen, American film composer of film
Sydney Pollack, American film director, actor
Jhama Sughand, Indian film producer
Cama Tao, American rapper-music producer
Ernt Stuhlinger,, American rocket scientist
Clementine Solignac, verified 4th oldest person in world, (113)
J.R.Simplot, American businessman, creating first french fries for McDonalds
Tom McHale, Tampa Bay Buccaneers football player

(I left out about 30 additional available names in that time frame)!
 
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Popular science-fiction writer Robert Asprin died on May 22, 2008.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Asprin
 
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Yves Saint-Laurent, a Parisian.


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He gave us the pants suit, didn't he?
May God have mercy on his soul.
 
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He gave us the pants suit, didn't he?

So that would mean that he, more than anyone, is responsible for Hillary's success thus far - bless him!


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Hmm, I have yet to see or hear of her sartorial preferences referred to as, uh, assets...
 
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Hey...Bo Diddley!!

http://music.msn.com/music/article.aspx?news=317054>1=7702

"Oh, yeah!"...Rock and Blues Heaven!
Enjoy! Enough said:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgzn7VyoqEw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASOwLFn9Mdg&feature=related

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that's a bummer...Bo Diddley was such a great musician.
 
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D-Day. June 6, 1944.
Lots of 'leave-taking' that day.
 
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Amen! "Lest We Forget!"
 
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An icon of American sport telecasting: Jim McKay- I watched him every Saturday afternoon as a kid, "ABC Wide World of Sports" ~
"The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat"
http://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/la-me-mckay8-2008jun08,0,4039195.story
 
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Science fiction writer and critic Algis Budrys.


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