DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Art Linkletter (aged 97)
Canadian-American radio and television personality
Arthur Gordon Linkletter (born Arthur Gordon Kelly, or Gordon Arthur Kelley (sources differ), July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010) was a Canadian-born American radio and television personality. He was the host of House Party, which ran on CBS radio and television for 25 years, and People Are Funny, on NBCradio and TV for 19 years. He became a naturalizedUnited States citizen in 1942.
DEATH: In early 2008, Linkletter suffered a mild stroke. He died on May 26, 2010 at age 97 at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, California.