Dick Clark- Five Things You Didn't Know

Dick Clark- Five Things You Didn't Know

Dick ClarkDick Clark, an American tradition, recently passed away from a heart attack. Most of America knows he hosted American bandstand and counted down to New Years for over 30 years in NYC. We collected a few facts that you may have not known about Dick Clark:


1. Dick Clark started his show business career in 1945 in the mailroom a radio station managed by his father.

2. He became the host of American Bandstand after dismissal of the previous host due to a drunken driving arrest

3. Clark did not include the Beatles or The Rolling Stones on his American Bandstand show when they came to America because he figured those bands would never become big.

4. Clark was briefly an announcer on The Jon Stewart Show, in 1995

5. Clark was married three times

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