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"Gong Show" creator and host, Chuck Barris, RIP

 
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PostPosted: 03/22/17 1:41 am    ::: "Gong Show" creator and host, Chuck Barris, RIP Reply Reply with quote

At age 87. He also wrote the pop song "Palisades Park", a hit for Freddy Cannon in 1962.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/chuck-barris-dead-gong-show-929310



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PostPosted: 03/22/17 6:36 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I am old enough to have seen him when he hosted the Gong Show. Really enjoyed his energy and the way he seemed to have so much fun doing it.


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PostPosted: 03/24/17 7:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Lesser-known fact about Chuck Barris is that he used to live in one of Donald Trump's properties: the Trump Plaza in Manhattan, NY.



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