Tag Archives: Television

Eugene Polley, Inventor of The Wireless TV Remote Control

Eugene Polley, inventor of the wireless television remote control, is no longer in control of anything. Polley died in Downers Grove, Ill of natural causes, if such a thing was ever possible in Downers Grove. Small and frail, the elderly … Continue reading

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From The Archives: Celebrity Dwarf, John Rice

John Rice, the self-made Florida millionaire who at 2 feet, 10 inches, was one of the world’s shortest twins, has died after falling off a footstool. Over the last 25 years, Rice and his equally small brother Greg became millionaires … Continue reading

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From The Archives: Ben Hogan, Golf Legend

Ben Hogan, considered the greatest golfer in the history of sports, is dead after suffering a massive pulmonary embolism, or the kind of stroke from which no golfer could ever recover. Hogan first discovered golf during puberty when he hit … Continue reading

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