Saturday, January 01, 2011

New Years Eve 2010.....................

A terrific CELEBRATION!!!

Like old times! To see Dick Clark, AMAZING! After his stroke in 2004, he is back, a little speech impaired, but he made my evening!! 81 yrs young & looks fabulous!


DICK CLARK (Richard Wagstaff Clark). Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, U.S., 30 November 1929. Graduated from Syracuse University, 1951. Married 1) Barbara Mallery, 1952 (divorced, 1961); child: Richard, Jr.; 2) Loretta Martin, 1962 (divorced, 1971); children: Duane and Cindy; 3) Karen Wigton, 1977. Announcer, station WRUN, Utica, New York, summer 1950; staff anouncer, station WOLF, Syracuse, New York, 1950; announcer, WRUN, 1951; announcer, station WKTV, Utica, 1951; announcer, station WFIL, Philadelphia, 1952; host, American Bandstand, 1956-89, 32nd Emmy Awards, 1981, and Daytime Emmy Awards; formed Dick Clark Productions, 1956, producing more than 7,500 hours of television programming, including more than 30 series and 250 specials, and more than 20 movies for theatrical release and television. Founder, Dick Clark Media Archives. Inductee: Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1976; Broadcasting Magazine Hall of Fame, 1992; Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, 1993; Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, 1993. Recipient: Emmy Awards, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1986, and Daytime Emmy, Lifetime Achievement Award, 1994; MTV Award, 1987; Grammy National Trustees Award, 1990; named International Person of Year, NAPTE, 1990; Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Broadcasting, 1991; American D.J. Association, Lifetime Achievement Award, 1995; Person of the Year, Philadelphia Advertising Club. Address: Dick Clark Productions, 3003 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, California 91510-7811, U.S.


1951 Cactus Dick and the Santa Fe Riders (host)
1956-89 American Bandstand (host, executive producer) 1958-60 The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beechnut Show (host)
1959 Dick Clark's World of Talent (host)
1959 The Record Years (host, executive producer)
1964 Missing Links (host)
1964 The Object Is (host)
1973-74 Dick Clark Presents the Rock and Roll Years (host, executive producer)
1973-75 In Concert (executive producer)
1973-89 CBS, ABC, Syndication (host)
$10,000 Pyramid
$20,000 Pyramid
$25,000 Pyramid
$50,000 Pyramid
$100,000 Pyramid
1981 The Krypton Factor (host)
1984-86, 1988 TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes (executive producer)
1985-88 Puttin' on the Hits (executive producer)
1988 Live! Dick Clark Presents (host, executive producer)
1990-91 The Challengers (host, executive producer) 1995- Tempestt (executive producer)

MADE-FOR-TELEVISION MOVIES (executive producer)

1979 Elvis
1979 Man in the Santa Claus Suit
1979 Birth of the Beatles
1981 Murder in Texas
1983 The Demon Murder Case
1983 The Woman Who Willed a Miracle
1985 Copacabana
1988 Promised a Miracle
1988 The Town Bully
1988 Liberace
1989 A Cry for Help: The Tracy Thurman Story
1991 Death Dreams
1993 Elvis and the Colonel: The Untold Story
1994 Secret Sins of the Father

TELEVISION SPECIALS(selection, executive producer)

1965-67 Where the Action Is
1966 Swinging Country
1968-69 Happening
1970 Get It Together
1970 Shebang
1972- Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
1977 Dick Clark's Good Ol' Days
1978 Dick Clark's Live Wednesday
1980 The Sensational, Shocking Wonderful Wacky 70's 1981 Whatever Became Of . . .?
1981 I've Had It up to Here
1982 Inside America
1983 Hollywood's Private Home Movies
1983 The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour
1984 Hollywood Stars Screen Test
1984 You Are the Jury
1985 Reaching for the Stars
1985 Rock 'n' Roll Summer Action
1985 Live Aid--An All-Star Concert for African Relief 1985 American Bandstand's 33 1/3 Celebration
1985 Dick Clark's Nighttime
1986 America Picks the #1 Songs
1986 Alabama . . . My Home's in Alabama
1987 Keep on Cruisin'
1987 Superstars and Their Moms Celebrities! Where Are They Now?
1987 In Person from the Palace
1987 Getting in Touch
1988 Sea World's All-Star Lone Star Celebration
1989 Freedom Festival '89
1991, 1993 Super Bloopers & New Practical Jokes
1992 1992 USA Music Challenge
992 American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary
1992 The World's Biggest Lies
1992 A Busch Gardens/Sea World Summer Safari
1992 Golden Greats
1992 Olympic Flag Jam
1993 The Return of TV Censored Bloopers
1993 The Academy of Country Music's Greatest Hits 1993 The Olsen Twins Mother's Day Special
1993 American Bandstand: One More Time
1993 Caught in the Act
1993, 1994 Sea World/Busch Garden Summer Celebration
1993-95 The Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards
1994 Taco Bell's Battle of the Bands
1994 How I Spent My Summer Vacation
1994 Chrysler American Great 18 Golf Championships 1994 American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special 1994 Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration
1994 Hot Country Jam '94
1994 American Bandstand's Teen Idols
1994 American Bandstand's #1 Hits
1994 Universal Studios Summer Blast
1994, 1995 Will You Marry Me?
1995 We're Having a Baby
1995 The Making of the Adventures of Mary Kate and Ashley 1995 Christmas at Home with the Stars
1995 When Stars Were Kids
1995 Rudy Coby: The Coolest Magician in the World 1995 Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet 1995 All Star Ultra TV Censored Bloopers
1995 TNN Country Series


Actor and Producer: Because They're Young, 1960 (actor); The Young Doctors, 1961 (actor); Wild in the Streets, 1968. Killers Three, 1968; Psych-Out, 1968 (producer); The Savage Seven, 1968 (producer); The Dark, 1970 (producer); Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, 1985 (producer)


Dick Clark's Music Machine; Dick Clark's National Music Survey; Dick Clark's Rock, Roll and Remember; Dick Clark's U.S. Music Survey.


Your Happiest Hears. New York: Rosho Corporation, 1959.

To Goof or Not to Goof. New York: B. Geis Associates, 1963.

Rock, Roll and Remember (with Richard Robinson). New York: Crowell, 1976.

Dick Clark's Program for Success in Your Business and Personal Life. New York: Cornerstone Library, 1980.

Looking Great, Staying Young (with Bill Libby). Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980.

Dick Clark's The First 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll (with Michael Usland). New York: Dell, 1981.

The History of American Bandstand (with Michael Shore). New York: Ballantine, 1985.

Dick Clark's Easygoing Guide to Good Grooming. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1985.

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