+joc Posted January 23, 2005 #1 Share Posted January 23, 2005 LOS ANGELES - Johnny Carson, the "Tonight Show" host who served America a smooth nightcap of celebrity banter, droll comedy and heartland charm for 30 years, died Sunday. He was 79. NBC said Carson died of emphysema at his Malibu home. "Mr. Carson passed away peacefully early Sunday morning," his nephew, Jeff Sotzing, told The Associated Press. "He was surrounded by his family, whose loss will be immeasurable." Source The last of the great Television Kings has gone. I realize many of you don't even know who Johnny Carson was. For all you 'young-uns', he was the Jay Leno of his time. Actually, Jay Leno replaced Johnny Carson when he retired. He will be greatly missed. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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