Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Dick Clark Dies at 82


Dick Clark, the famed host of "American Bandstand" and "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," suffered a fatal heart attack this morning. Richard Wagstaff "Dick" Clark(November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was married in 1952 to Barbara Mallery whose parents lived in Salisbury Maryland. While his popular TV show "American Band Stand" ran in Philadelphia he would occasionally come to Salisbury to put on shows. The couple divorced in 1961. They had one son Richard. He married Loretta Martin in 1962; the couple had two children, Duane and Cindy, and divorced in 1971. His third marriage, in 1977 to Kari Wigton, lasted until his death

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