Dick Clark Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th April 2012

Quote: "He helped me onto a bus once that I couldn't quite get my foot up to it (sic). And he helped me up. I said, 'Thank you so much.' I didn't get a look at his face right away. And it turned out to be Dick Clark. This was in 1995." Carly Simon recalls a chance encounter with the beloved U.S. host, who died on Wednesday (18Apr12).

19th April 2012

Quote: "As we say a final 'so long' to Dick Clark, America's oldest teenager, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends - which number far more than he knew." U.S. President Barack Obama releases an official statement to mark the death of TV icon Dick Clark. The broadcaster passed away at the age of 82 on Wednesday (18Apr12).

19th April 2012

Quote: "This is a sad day. He was a dear friend, supporting me and my music for all of my years in the business. A great businessman and a true gentleman. An inspiration. My heart is so heavy now." Singer Barry Manilow mourns the loss of his pal Dick Clark, who died after a heart attack on Wednesday (18Apr12).

19th April 2012

Fact: Late TV mogul Dick Clark will be honoured by fans at a candlelight vigil outside the theatre he founded in Branson, Missouri on Wednesday night (18Apr12), while flowers have been placed on his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Clark suffered a massive heart attack and died in a Santa Monica, California hospital on Wednesday morning.

25th October 2011

Fact: Elvis Presley, late comedian John Belushi and beloved U.S. personality Dick Clark are to become virtual stars in a new online adventure game, called Retro World. The free-to-play programme will debut on Facebook.com before expanding to mobile phones and Google.com.

9th December 2005

Fact: <p>Reggae star Sean Paul, Chris Brown, Sugarland and the Pussycat Dolls will join THE Bangles, 311 and 3 DOORS DOWN in the line-up for Dick Clark's NEW YEAR'S ROCKIN' EVE TV special from New York City's Times Square. Ailing Clark, who suffered a stroke a year ago (04), will co-host the show with American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest. </p>

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