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{75th Anniversary of Carole Lombard’s Death} January 22, 1942

The morning of January 22 brought details from Carole and her mother’s brief funeral, held the day before. Simple Funeral Rites Held for Carole Lombard Actress is Buried With Other...

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{75th Anniversary of Carole Lombard’s Death} January 21, 2016

January 21 brought news of Carole’s funeral to be held later that day at Forest Lawn.   Carole Lombard Funeral at Forest Lawn Private funeral services, with only intimate friends...

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{75th Anniversary of Carole Lombard’s Death} January 19, 1942

By Monday, the reports were grim indeed. Dental Records Needed to Identify Remains of Carole Lombard Gable Grim But Brave During Long Ordeal Tentative arrangements were made today to return...

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{75th Anniversary of Carole Lombard’s Death} January 18, 1942

By the time Americans received their Sunday morning papers on January 18,¬†the headlines changed from Carole Lombard being “feared” dead to being a confirmed casualty.   Carole Lombard Among 22...

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{75th Anniversary of Carole Lombard’s Death} January 17, 1942

Yesterday we looked at the headlines from the day of Carole Lombard’s death, published before she perished in a plane crash later that day. The next morning, the world was...

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Remembering Carole Lombard on the 75th Anniversary of Her Death

Carole Lombard died 75 years ago today, at the age of only 33. ¬†Every year this day comes around and every year I can’t believe she’s been gone as long...

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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...