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Remembering Clark Gable

Today, November 16, marks 56 years since Clark Gable passed away at the age of 59. You can read about his death and funeral here. Below are the past years...

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Happy Birthday, Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard, that zany blonde actress who happened to marry Clark Gable and was arguably the love of his life, was born 108 years ago today in Fort Wayne, Indiana....

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Happy 100th Birthday, Olivia de Havilland!

A very, very Happy 100th Birthday to Olivia de Havilland! Usually when I am writing birthday posts about Clark Gable’s co-stars they are actually no longer with us. But Olivia...

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Happy Anniversary, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard finally tied the knot 77 (can you believe it) years ago today! Associated Press, March 30, 1939: Happy Ending Written to Courtship of Hollywood Stars...

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Happy 115th Birthday, Clark Gable!

Happy 115th Birthday, Clark Gable! In celebration, here are 115 random facts about The King of Hollywood: 1. Clark weighed 10 1/2 pounds at birth. 2. He was born at...

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Remembering Carole Lombard

Today marks 74 years since Carole Lombard died suddenly at age 33. She was the victim, along with her mother and one of Clark’s closest friends, of a fiery plane...

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Marilyn Monroe and John Huston Remember Clark Gable

Clark Gable died 55 years ago today, at the age of 59. A heart attack struck him just days after finishing his final film, The Misfits, and a second one...

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Happy Birthday, Carole Lombard!

Happy Birthday to dear Carole Lombard Gable, born today in 1908! I don’t think anyone has ever questioned why Clark Gable would fall for Carole. After all, who else but...

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Happy Anniversary, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard

Clark Gable and Carole Lombard were married 76 years ago today, on March 29, 1939. After three years of will-they-or-won’t-they, America’s favorite couple had made it official. I usually post...

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Happy Birthday, Clark Gable

Clark Gable would be 114 if he was alive today. Last year, to celebrate his birthday, I complied 113 quotes that others said about Clark. So this year I gathered...