Dick Clark was born.
Dick Clark starts hosting "Caravan of Music" on WFIL in Philadelphia
Dick Clark takes over as host on WFIL TV affiliate program "Bandstand"
"Bandstand" – later re-titled as "American Bandstand" – is picked up for national distribution by ABC
Dick Clark is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a non-performer
Dick Clark dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, California. He is 82 years old.