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Clark, Richard Wagstaff (Dick)

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Born: 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Announcer, TV Host, TV Personality

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1929 - Born on the 30th of November in Mount Vernon, New York U.S.A. 1945 - He began his career in show business when he started working in the mailroom of radio station WRUN in Utica, New York.

 

- He was promoted to weatherman and news announcer at WRUN radio station.

 

1952 - He  married to Barbara Mallery. 1957 - On 5th of August, he became the full time host of "American Bandstand" (long-running dance music television) and aired on ABC (American Broadcasting Company).

 

1961 - He divorced Barbara Mallery.

 

1962 - He married  Loretta Martin.

 

1972 - He produced and hosted "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin'Eve" (television program every New Year's Eve aired on ABC).

 

1973 - He created the American Music Awards show (one of four annual major American music awards show).

 

1984 - He produced and co-hosted the NBC series "TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes".

 

2005 - He made his return to television, returning to the "Dick Clarks New Year's Rockin'Eve"

 

 


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