Dick Clarkthe music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with "American Bandstand," and whose trademark "Rockin' Eve" became a fixture of New Year's celebrations, died today at the age of Clark's agent Paul Shefrin said in statement that the veteran host died this morning following a "massive heart attack. Born in Mount Vernon, N.
It changed formats over the years, shifed time slots, locations, lengths and sets, but during his tenure as host, viewers could always count on Clark's charming interviews with audience members and performing acts between songs. In today's era of high-definition video and instantaneous social mediaclips from "American Bandstand" might seem especially dated, or even hokey. But not only did the program bring popular music to hundreds of thousands of American teenagers, but it also influenced the direction of media.
He was The same youthfulness that helped score him the hosting duties on "Bandstand" also powered him through six workaholic decades of profoundly influencing both music and television. He played a huge part in popularizing rock 'n' roll, helped Americans mark each year for three decades, and had a hand in shows from the various incarnations of "Pyramid" to the Golden Globes telecast.
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By Daily Mail Reporter. Spokesman Paul Shefrin said Clark suffered a massive heart attack this morning at Saint John's hospital in Santa Monica, a day after he was admitted for an outpatient procedure. Host with the most: Under Clark's guidance, American Bandstand went from a local Philadelphia show to a national phenomenon.
Ryan Seacrest took over the full hosting duties of the ABC show, which remains named for its founder. Clark created "Rockin' Eve" in and his boyish exuberance became an annual fixture in American homes each New Year's Eve since. He passed away on April 18 from a heart attack at the age of
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On Saturday night, the world finally ushers in the year and it can't be soon enough. Sure, it's always awesome to Mariah around, but she was the first performer to headline the show's live Time Square performances inaccording to Billboard, so this was a nod to Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve history. And the performance left fans as confused as she seemed to be on stage.