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Former first lady Betty Ford dies

...and dancing late into the night.She became the first first lady to appear on a TV sitcom, doing a cameo on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show." (Nine years later, Moore would check into the Betty Ford Center for alcohol treatment.)Reporters kept...
Blake Edwards dies at age 88

...Richard Diamond, Private Detective" for Dick Powell; it was converted to television in 1957, starring Powell with Mary Tyler Moore as his secretary, whose face is never seen on-screen.Tiring of the TV grind, Edwards returned to films and directed...
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Ramblin Rhodes: 'The music died' almost 50 years ago the Rain , recorded by Keith Whitley. He also wrote Love Is All Around , better known as the theme song for The Mary Tyler Moore Show . That's Mr. Curtis you hear singing in the reruns of the show. Mr. Curtis said he played with Holly before...
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Will fans cry 'Woo-hoo' or 'D'Oh' over 'Simpsons Movie'?

...stupidities of life. ... "You had a veteran like James Brooks who came from writing smart sitcoms (such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Taxi") and brought that same sensibility now to writing for a cartoon show. That had never been done...
Author takes in scene as owner at dog show

...because there were plenty of bones scattered backstage at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday. Bill Cosby, Mary Tyler Moore and many other celebrities have shown up at Westminster in the past. Martha Stewart was at Madison Square Garden...
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...admission with game ticket stub; (706) 724-4423, BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actress Mary Tyler Moore is 69. Actor Jon Voight is 68. Actor Ted Danson is 59. Comedian Paula Poundstone is 47. Actor Jude Law is 34...
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'Dyn-O-Mite!' TV Land lists the 100 greatest television catchphrases

...look mahvelous!" (Billy Crystal as Fernando, Saturday Night Live) "You rang?" (Lurch, The Addams Family) "You're fired!" (Donald Trump, The Apprentice) "You've got spunk ..." (Lou Grant, The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
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Comedians trace arc of comedy

...writing, producing and directing credits include "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Taxi," "Cheers" and "Frasier," there's...70s and those today is the loss of innocence. "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" didn't "push the envelope as much. In the...
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...November. BIRTHDAYS TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actor Charles Durning is 83. Actor Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show) is 75. Actor-director-dancer Tommy Tune is 67. Singer Joe South is 66. Actor Frank Bonner (WKRP in...
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People in the News --- NEW YORK (AP) - Mary Tyler Moore will return to the soundstage where "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was filmed in the 1970s...reporter Mary Richards on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and as Laura Petrie on...
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