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2012: Composer, conductor and pianist Marvin Hamlisch dies at age 68 in Los Angeles, California, following a short illness, primarily due to respiratory arrest caused by a combination of anoxic brain encephalopathy and hypertension. Hamlisch was one of only 11 EGOTs -- those who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. He was also one of only two people to have won those four prizes and a Pulitzer Prize (the other being Richard Rodgers). Hamlisch also won two Golden Globes. He composed the score for the 1975 Broadway musical "A Chorus Line" and some of the movies he scored include "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Spy Who Loved Me," "Ordinary People" and "Sophie's Choice."
The electric chair is used for the first time, a TV great and pop art legend share a birthday, America drops the A-bomb on Hiroshima, and the country's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice is confirmed, all on this day.
KITV4's Brenton Awa spent the day with firefighters as they battle back against this stubborn blaze in Wahiawa.
Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world's highest paid actor for the third year in a row by Forbes, thanks in no small part to the power of the Chinese box office.
"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" star took home $80 million last year, according to th...
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