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Dick Clark, Guy Lombardo: Is Ryan Seacrest Next?

Posted on 04/18/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentIn 1929, the same year Dick Clark was born, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians played their first New Year’s Eve gig at New York’s Roosevelt Hotel. In 1956, the same year Dick Clark hosted his first American Bandstand show, Guy Lombardo began his 21-year TV stint as a New Year’s Eve staple. In 1974, the same year Dick Clark hosted his first Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, Clark’s eventual replacement, Ryan Seacrest, was born. I’m not quite sure why I …

How We’ll Remember Dick Clark

Posted on 04/18/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentFrom the archives, a clip that makes us laugh even while we get all choked up… Dick died earlier today of a heart attack. He was 82. What Dick Clark moments will you remember?