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Dick Clark Dies at 82

Dick Clark Dies at 82

Dick Clark, the media personality whose reach extended from game shows and radio to the yearly New Year’s Rockin’ Eve celebration, has died. He was 82.

The famed TV producer died from a massive heart attack Wednesday morning (April 18).

Dick “had entered St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica last night for an outpatient procedure. Attempts to resuscitate were unsuccessful. He is survived by his wife Kari and his three children, RAC, Duane, and Cindy,” his family said in a statement (via THR).

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dick’s friends and family during this difficult time.

TMZ was the first to report the news.

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Titlted Kilt @ 04/18/2012 at 10:29 pm

R.I.P.

RIP Ms. Clark….I can’t belive this… R.I.P!

@****-clark-dies-at-82/comment-page-1/#comment-21687182" rel="nofollow">Just somepoints:

ITAWU! I almost killed myself every day running home from school so I wouldn’t miss American Bandstand. I knew all the regular dancers names and how when they didn’t get a chance to change you would seen them dancing in their school uniforms. Bet you he’s got those records playing up there amongst the clouds, WILL MISS YOU D.ICK!! NEW YEAR’S EVE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME WITHOUT YOU!!

Sorry to hear about his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

RIP Mr. Clark

Thank You Mr. Clark for all the wonderful hours of entertainment and joy you brought into our living rooms with American Bandstand and New Years Rockin’ Eve. You truly were the best and will be greatly missed.

I will always remember seeing Wham! and Janet Jackson on American Bandstand. RIP.

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