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American journalist best known for his syndicated column It Happened Last Night (later titled Last Night With Earl Wilson). In 1971 his book The Show Business Nobody Knows was published and chronicled the Broadway scene of his day.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio State University in 1931 and his column for the New York Post began in 1942.
He appeared in several films as himself, including Copacabana and A Face in the Crowd.
How did Earl Wilson die?
He was 70. The cause was a heart attack, said Jim Martin, the executive director of the Baseball Assistance Team, which provides financial aid to former baseball figures. Wilson served as the organization’s president from 2000 through 2004 and headed its grants committee at his death.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||79 years|
|Birthday||May 3, 1907|
|Death date||January 16, 1987|
|Place of death||Southfield, Michigan, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Benjamin Franklin may have discovered electricity, but it was the man who invented the meter who made the money."Earl Wilson
"Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break."Earl Wilson
"Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense."Earl Wilson
"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure."Earl Wilson
"Today's accent may be on youth, but the stress is still on the parents."Earl Wilson