Dick Clark, “America’s Oldest Teenager” Dead at 82
“America’s Oldest Teenager” has passed away at the age of 82. Dick Clark started as a DJ at Philadelphia’s WFIL in 1952. He went on to become a household name as the host of American Bandstand. He was America’s go-to for New Year’s as Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve became a pillar in America’s popular culture. Clark died of a heart attack and is survived by his three children and his third wife Keri Wigton. [ABC News]
Dick Clark counts down to 2012 on Rockin’ Eve (Jump to 3:45 to hear his countdown).
Daytime Emmys tribute to American Bandstand and Dick Clark
Dick Clark’s 1994 Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech.
On the creation of New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
Win a 1958 Chevette.