Tag Archive | 2007

Happy Birthday Wishes to Ringo Starr!

Ringo Birthday

‘This Boy’ is Sixty-Seven Years Old Today!

July 7, 2007 is supposed to be the luckiest day this year, so what a great day to have a birthday! Not only was Beatles‘ drummer Ringo Starr born on this date in 1940, but today is also the anniversary of birth for skater Michelle Kwan, classical composer Gustav Mahler and comic Jim Gaffigan. Have a lucky Birthday all you fierce Cancer people out there!


RIP Charles Nelson Reilly

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Comic Actor Charles Nelson Reilly Dies at 76
Frequent Game Show Guest Was a Tony Award Winner

The New York Times

Charles Nelson Reilly, who acted and directed on Broadway but came to be best known for his campy television appearances on talk shows and “Match Game,” died on Friday (May 27th, 2007) in Los Angeles. He was 76 and lived in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The cause was complications of pneumonia, said his partner, Patrick Hughes, who is his only immediate survivor. Mr. Reilly had been ill for more than a year, he said.

Long before moving west to become what he somewhat ruefully described as a “game show fixture,” Mr. Reilly was an actor and an acting teacher in New York City. In 1962, he won a Tony Award for his portrayal of Bud Frump in the original Broadway production of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
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Gail In Print: Modern Drummer, April 2007

MD April 2007
Carmine Appice: The Best Wig in Rock

Check out my awesome updates with drummers Brooks Wackerman of Tenacious D and Billy Brimblecom of Blackpool Lights in the latest issue of Modern Drummer, on newsstands now!