As a young actor, Corey Allen, 75, was best known for playing the doomed high school gang leader who challenges James Dean to a "chicken run" in "Rebel Without a Cause."
In the early 1960s, Ken Brown, a guitarist from Liverpool, was in a band called The Quarrymen with three other no-namers: George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney.
Brown had a falling out with his band mates, who needless to say went on to larger fame as a band with a different name: The Beatles.
Joseph Messerli was a cartoonist who worked on a number of different funnies, including Dennis The Menace, Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Yosemite Sam, Daffy Duck, Woody the Woodpecker, the Flintstones, and the Pink Panther.
T. Rees Shapiro
June 30, 2010; 8:34 AM ET
Categories: The Daily Goodbye | Tags: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Dennis The Menace, James Dean, Porky Pig, Rebel without a cause, The Beatles, Woody the Woodpecker, Yosemite Sam, and the Pink Panther., the Flintstones
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