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Kenny Everett
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Radio Personality
    (December 25, 1944-April 4, 1995)
    Born in Seaforth, England, United Kingdom
    Birth name was Maurice Cole
    DJ for Radio London (1964-65), Radio Luxembourg (1966), BBC Radio 1 (1967-72), Capital Radio (1973-80,1983-88), BBC Radio 2 (1981-83) and Capital Gold (1988-94)
    Hosted the TV shows 'The Kenny Everett Explosion' (1970), 'The Kenny Everett Video Show' (1978-81) and 'The Kenney Everett Television Show' (1981-87)
    Announcer for the game show 'Celebrity Squares' (1975-79)
    Recorded the single 'Snot Rap' (1983)
    Appeared in the film 'Bloodbath at the House of Death' (1984)
    He reportedly was kicked out of a seminary for drinking the communion wine.
    He tried to walk on water after taking LSD before being stopped by Tony Blackburn.
    He attempted suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.
    He frequently was fired over his on-air remarks, perhaps most memorably for observing, 'When England was a kingdom, we had a king. When we were an empire, we had an emperor. Now we're a country and we have Margaret Thatcher.'
    One of his TV characters was as busty actress spooneristically named Cupid Stunt.
    He took his stage name in honor of character actor Edward Everett Horton.
    He accompanied the Beatles on their last tour of America and produced their 1968 and '69 Christmas records.
    He popularized the nickname 'the Beeb' for the BBC.
    He made Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' a hit by playing it fourteen times over one weekend.
    'The Kenny Everett Video Show' won a BAFTA for Best Light Entertainment Programme (1979).
    He was an active campaigner for gay rights.

Credit: C. Fishel


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