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‘Stand By Me’ Singer Ben E. King Dead At Age 76 [Video]

Several sources are reporting that Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Ben E. King has passed away. 

His 1961 hit 'Stand By Me' remains as one of the top rhythm and blues songs from the '60s.

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RIP Stan Freberg, The Guy Who Once Rolled a Giant Cherry Into Lake Michigan [Video]

Stan Freberg passed away Tuesday at the age of 88.

The man who inspired Weird Al Yankovic was known for his strange, subversive sense of humor that he used to make comedy records in the '50s, eventually working his way into TV commercials in the late '60s and early '70s, many of which you may recognize.

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Look! It's a pile of Pet Rocks!  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Look! It's a pile of Pet Rocks! (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Pet Rock Creator Dies, Admits He’d Been Better Off Without It

Gary Dahl passed away last week, he was 78 years old.

The name may not mean ring a bell to most of America, but the silly Pet Rock craze of 1975 will. Gary created the phenomenon, which allowed you to to have a pet without having to care for it. Yup, he sold us rocks in a box.

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R.I.P. Stuart Scott

Last night ESPN broadcast it's first ever NFL Playoff game without one of it's emotional and best known anchors. Stuart Scott had done just about everything at ESPN, including adding well known catch phrases into the popular lexicon.

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R.I.P. Norman Bridwell

You might not know who Norman Bridwell was, but you knew his dog.

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Bill Bonds Has Died

If you grew up on the East side of the state, you know exactly who Bill Bonds is. He was "Detroit's Anchorman". If Mort Crim was the inspiration for Ron Burgundy, Bill Bonds was his dad.

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Rest In Peace, Pugsley Adams

Sad news from the world of entertainment. A '60s TV icon has passed away. Not Dick Van Dyke nor Jeannie. No, it's Pugsley.

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Kirk Douglas Is Not Dead; Well …

When people made mistakes in the old days, you would have to actually see the mistake to prove it happened.

Now when a mistake is made, all someone has to do is see it online then everyone can see it.

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R.I.P. Mrs. Wolowitz…We Hardly Knew Ya.

A particular comic foil on TV is he "Unseen" character. Sometimes this person--mostly female, sometimes a wife or a mother--is heard from, sometimes they are merely eluded to. And always gets laughs.

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Rest In Peace Click, One Of The Tappet Brothers

In radio, they teach us to never talk about other stations on the air.

"In the listeners' minds, there should only be one station -- ours."

Now of course, this is pure crap. Everyone knows there are plenty of other stations, and shows, and personalities.

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Things I Learned On the Internet This Weekend

With the time change and it getting colder and everything, I found myself online a bit more this weekend. Oh the things I learned.

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RIP Mrs. Kotter (Marcia Strassman)

A beloved TV wife from the 1970s and '80s has passed away.

Marcia Strassman, who was Gabe Kotter's wife on the '70s TV show "Welcome Back, Kotter" died on Sunday from a fight with breast cancer. She was 66 years old.

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