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26 Aug 1949

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Singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor Leon Redbone. He rose to fame in the ’70s folk scene and was known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music. He later performed in several TV commercials, including Budweiser beer, in which he lay on a surfboard singing “This Bud’s for You.” Redbone died on 30 May 2019 age 69.

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Ted Kennedy, “liberal lion of the Senate,” dies at 77 On August 25, 2009, Edward “Ted” Kennedy, the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy and a U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1962 to 2009, dies of brain cancer at age 77 at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Kennedy, one of the longest-serving senators in American history, was a leader of the Democratic Party and a spokesman for liberal […]

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