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Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95


less Referee Johnny Burns steps between Jose Basora and Jake LaMotta (right) in the ninth round of last night's 10-round battle at the Garden.The ref took pity on the Puerto Rican and stopped the slaughter in 1:58,


He helped pave the way for Bob Newhart, Woody Allen, Jerry Seinfeld and other standup comedians who fashioned their routines around the follies and frustrations of modern living.


Glen Campbell,1936-2017: Campbell, the affable superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman" whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.


less Glen Campbell,1936-2017: Campbell, the affable superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman" whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, Aug. 8,


Despite jokes that from other comics might have inspired boycotts, he was one of the most beloved people in show business, idolized by everyone from Joan Rivers and Louis CK to Chris Rock and Sarah Silverman.




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