Popular TV Talk Show host, Politician, Lawyer and Actor, Jerry Springer dead at 79

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Gerald Norman Springer (February 13, 1944 – April 27, 2023) was an American broadcaster, journalist, actor, producer, lawyer, and politician. Born in London, England, during World War II to refugees escaping the Holocaust, Springer was raised in Queens, New York City. He attended Northwestern University School of Law, qualified […]

The Man known for Banana Boat Song, Day-O, Harry Belafonte dead at 96

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Harry Belafonte (born Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.; March 1, 1927 – April 25, 2023) was an American singer, actor and activist, who popularized calypso music with international audiences in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Belafonte was best known for […]

Barry Humphries aka Dame Edna, dead at 89

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS John Barry Humphries AO CBE (17 February 1934 – 22 April 2023) was an Australian comedian, actor, author, satirist and drag artist. He was best known for writing and playing his stage and television characters Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson. For his delivery of Dadaist and absurdist humour to millions, his biographer […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, April 22, 2023

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band founded in 1978 by comedians Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live. Belushi and Aykroyd fronted the band, in character, respectively, as lead vocalist ‘Joliet‘ Jake Blues and harmonica player/vocalist Elwood Blues, donning black suits with matching fedoras and sunglasses. […]

Daily Almanac for Thursday, April 20, 2023

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Anthony Felix Gemignani (born August 23, 1973) is an American chef, restaurateur, and author. In 2009, Gemignani opened Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Gemignani is a pizzaiolo and chef, having won 13 world titles in pizza making and opening numerous restaurants. He has appeared on multiple […]

Popular Televangelist Dr. Charles Stanley died today at age 90; Founder of In Touch Ministries

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Charles Frazier Stanley (September 25, 1932 – April 18, 2023) was an American Baptist pastor and writer. He was senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta for 49 years and took on emeritus status in 2020.He founded and was president of In Touch Ministries, which widely broadcast his sermons […]