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  May 24, 1961, Southeast Asia  

  May 24, 1961, Joan Davis Dies  


May 24, 1961: Radio and TV comedy star Joan Davis dies of a heart attack and gets a Page 1 obituary with a jump. Raymond Chandler got an six-paragraph obituary on Page 4.  Davis was 48 when she died.




 
  May 24, 1961, Joan Davis Dies  

  May 24, 1961, Joan Davis Dies  


 
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"I married Joan. What a girl, what a whirl, what a life..."

They didn't write any songs about marrying Raymond Chandler, did they? The lyrics would have been dark as ink.


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