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October 31st Declared John Candy Day in Toronto

October 31st, 2020 has been declared ‘John Candy Day’ in Toronto in honour of what would have been the comedian’s 70th birthday. John Candy was born on October 31st, 1950 in Newmarket, Ontario, and grew up in East York, now … Continue reading

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Maureen O’Hara has Passed Away

The legendary actress Maureen O’Hara passed away on October 24th, 2015 of natural causes.  She was 95 years old. Miss O’Hara was born in Ranelagh, County Dublin, Ireland on August 17th, 1920.  She would marry three times: to George H. … Continue reading

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Remembering John Candy

20 years today the great Canadian comedian John Candy passed away of a heart attack while working on a film in Mexico. John was born and raised in Newmarket, and came to fame as a member of the comedy series … Continue reading

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