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Adam Wade

  • Mar 17, 1935 (age 84)
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2016
SongJun 3, 2016

Rain From the Skies
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2014
SongAug 26, 2014

As If I Didn't Know
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2010
Drugs 101
MovieNov 1, 2010

Drugs 101

Drug 101 is a story of an African American family who tries to …
Drug 101 is a story of an African American family who tries to use the illicit drug trade to free themselves from poverty and provide a safe haven for their children. One night the ...
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2004
Brother to Brother
MovieJan 17, 2004

Brother to Brother

Brother to Brother is the story about the hardships of a gay …
Brother to Brother is the story about the hardships of a gay African-American teen named Perry. Perry is an aspiring gay artist, and he currently lives at home with his father. Perry decides that he cannot hold his secret in any longer. Perry tells his father that he is a homosexual, and shortly thereafter, Perry is kicked out of his home. He ends up on the mean streets of the city. Perry is eventually taken into a homeless shelter, and there he meets an older man who can relate to him.
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1993
SongDec 15, 1993

I Can't Help It
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SongDec 15, 1993

Ruby
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SongDec 15, 1993

The Writing on the Wall
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SongDec 15, 1993

Take Good Care of Her
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SongDec 15, 1993

Tell Her for Me
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1990
Law & Order
TV ShowSep 13, 1990

Law & Order

Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama …
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf, launching the Law & Order franchise. Airing its entire run on NBC, Law & Order premiered on September 13, 1990 and completed its twentieth and final season on May 24, 2010.
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1989
Jeree P. Wade
Marriage1989

Jeree P. Wade

Married Jeree P. Wade.
1982
Kiss Me Goodbye
MovieDec 22, 1982

Kiss Me Goodbye

Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay …
Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former house, persuaded by her new fiancé Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ...
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1981
Texas Lightning
MovieJun 1, 1981

Texas Lightning

A rough and tough macho truck driver decides to make his …
A rough and tough macho truck driver decides to make his soft son more of a man by taking him hunting. They go on a holiday and go to a honky-tonk bar where the younger man falls in love with a burned out waitress.
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1979
The Super Globetrotters
TV ShowSep 22, 1979

The Super Globetrotters

The Super Globetrotters is a …
The Super Globetrotters is a 30-minute Saturday morning animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. It premiered on NBC on September 22, 1979 and ran for 13 episodes. It was a spin-off series from Hanna-Barbera's Harlem Globetrotters. Unlike the original Globetrotters series, The Super Globetrotters was solely produced by Hanna-Barbera, whereas the original series was co-produced with CBS Productions. Thus, Super Globetrotters later became incorporated into the library of Warner Bros. while the original series remains under CBS ownership.
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The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
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TV ShowSep 18, 1979

The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo

The Misadventures of Sheriff …
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo is an American action/adventure sitcom that ran on NBC from 1979 to 1981. For its second season the show was renamed Lobo. The program aired Tuesday nights, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. The lead character, Sheriff Elroy P. Lobo, played by Claude Akins, was a spin-off character from another television series, B. J. and the Bear, which also aired on NBC from 1979-1981.
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B. J. and the Bear
TV ShowFeb 10, 1979

B. J. and the Bear

B. J. and the Bear is an American comedy series which aired …
B. J. and the Bear is an American comedy series which aired on NBC from 1979 to 1981. Created by Glen A. Larson and Christopher Crowe, the series stars Greg Evigan. The series was produced when the CB Radio/trucking craze had peaked in the United States, following the 1974-1976 television series Movin' On, the number one song "Convoy" (1975) by C.W. McCall, as well as the films White Line Fever (1975), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Convoy (1978), and Every Which Way but Loose (1978).
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The Dukes of Hazzard
TV ShowJan 26, 1979

The Dukes of Hazzard

The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy …
The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy television series that was aired on CBS from January 26, 1979, to February 8, 1985. The show aired for a total of 147 episodes spanning seven seasons. The series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, which was also created by Gy Waldron and had many identical or similar character names and concepts.
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1977
Sanford Arms
TV ShowSep 16, 1977

Sanford Arms

Sanford Arms is an American sitcom produced as a spin …
Sanford Arms is an American sitcom produced as a spin-off and continuation of Sanford and Son that aired Fridays at 8:00-8:30 PM on NBC from September 16 to October 14, 1977. After six seasons, Redd Foxx left Sanford and Son to star in a variety show for ABC. The producers planned to continue the series with Demond Wilson as Lamont, but Wilson left the project in a dispute over his expected salary as the star of the series. The producers decided to continue the project with a new character. Norman Lear stepped down from his position as executive producer but stayed on as a consultant.
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1976
Street Killing
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MovieSep 12, 1976

Street Killing

Street Killing released.
What's Happening!!
TV ShowAug 5, 1976

What's Happening!!

What's Happening!! is an American sitcom that aired on ABC …
What's Happening!! is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from August 5, 1976, to April 28, 1979. The show premiered as a summer series. With good ratings and reviews, and after the failure of several other shows on the network, What's Happening!! returned in November 1976 as a weekly series. It remained a weekly series until 1979; ratings were modest. What's Happening!! was loosely based on the Eric Monte-penned film Cooley High. From 1985 to 1988, a sequel series called What's Happening Now!! aired in first-run syndication, with most of the major cast members reprising their roles.
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1975
Musical Chairs
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TV ShowJun 16, 1975

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs is an American game show that aired from …
Musical Chairs is an American game show that aired from June 16 to October 31, 1975 on CBS. Singer Adam Wade hosted, making him the first African-American game show host. Wade had three Billboard top ten hits in 1961. The game show was recorded at the Ed Sullivan Theater (CBS Studio 50) in New York City and sportscaster Pat Hernon was the announcer. The show was created by Don Kirshner.
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The Jeffersons
TV ShowJan 18, 1975

The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on …
The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, to July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms, the second-longest-running American series with a primarily African American cast (surpassed in 2012 by Tyler Perry's House of Payne by one episode, though The Jeffersons ran for more seasons), and the first to prominently feature a married interracial couple.
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1974
Phantom of the Paradise
MovieOct 31, 1974

Phantom of the Paradise

Evil record tycoon Swan has …
Evil record tycoon Swan has sold his soul to the devil for eternal youth and success - 20 years ago. Swan's current scheme is to steal the music from composer Winslow Leach to celebrate the opening of his rock palace, The Paradise. While trying to stop Swan, Leach was framed and convicted for drug dealing, and becomes the victim of a freak accident that leaves him horribly disfigured. He takes refuge in the cavernous Paradise, hiding his mangled face beneath an eerie mask and planning gruesome vengeance upon Swan - and everyone else who has hurt him. However, Leach signs a contract with Swan to complete his rock opera based on the legend of Faust for an aspiring singer - Phoenix.
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Police Woman
TV ShowSep 13, 1974

Police Woman

Police Woman is an American television Police procedural …
Police Woman is an American television Police procedural starring Angie Dickinson that ran on NBC for four seasons, from September 13, 1974, to March 29, 1978.
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Claudine
MovieApr 22, 1974

Claudine

Claudine tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on …
Claudine tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on welfare. She has a romance with Roop, a cheerful garbageman she meets while working on the side as a maid.
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Nicky's World
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MovieApr 19, 1974

Nicky's World

A close-knit Greek family is devastated when its …
A close-knit Greek family is devastated when its Manhattan bakery burns to the ground.
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Tattletales
TV ShowFeb 18, 1974

Tattletales

Tattletales is an American game show that first aired on the …
Tattletales is an American game show that first aired on the CBS daytime schedule on February 18, 1974. It was hosted by Bert Convy, with several announcers including Jack Clark, Gene Wood, Johnny Olson and John Harlan providing the voiceover at various times. Wood was the primary announcer during the show's first run, and Olson was announcing during the 1980s.
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Good Times
TV ShowFeb 8, 1974

Good Times

Good Times is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons on …
Good Times is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons on CBS from February 8, 1974, to August 1, 1979. Created by Eric Monte and Mike Evans, and developed by Norman Lear, the series' primary executive producer, it was television's first African American two-parent family sitcom. Good Times is a spin-off of Maude, which was itself a spin-off of All in the Family.
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Crazy Joe
MovieFeb 8, 1974

Crazy Joe

Crazy Joe is a 1974 crime film directed by Carlo Lizzani. …
Crazy Joe is a 1974 crime film directed by Carlo Lizzani. The film is a fictionalized retelling of Joseph Gallo, a mobster who was gunned down on April 7, 1972, at a clam house in Little Italy. The film stars Peter Boyle in the title role, with Paula Prentiss, Fred Williamson, Rip Torn and Eli Wallach.
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1973
Kojak
TV ShowOct 24, 1973

Kojak

Kojak is an American action crime drama television series …
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. Taking the time slot of the popular Cannon series, it aired on CBS from 1973 to 1978.
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Gordon's War
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MovieAug 9, 1973

Gordon's War

A black soldier comes home to Harlem after a tour in …
A black soldier comes home to Harlem after a tour in Vietnam and discovers that his wife had become a heroin addict and died of an overdose. Infuriated, he gathers three of his ex-GI buddies and they lay out plans to fight the drug dealers.
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ABC's Wide World of Entertainment
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TV ShowJan 8, 1973

ABC's Wide World of Entertainment

ABC's Wide World of …
ABC's Wide World of Entertainment is a late night block of programs created by the American Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 8, 1973, and ended three years later. The title was based on the long-running broadcast ABC's Wide World of Sports; there was also an ABC's Wide World of Mystery broadcast from 1973 to 1978.
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1972
Across 110th Street
MovieDec 19, 1972

Across 110th Street

This is a violent urban thriller about a corrupt old white cop and …
This is a violent urban thriller about a corrupt old white cop and an honest young black cop chasing three black robbers-cum-murderers who ran away with $300,000 that belonged to the Italian mob. The police must find them before the sadistic Mafia henchman Nick D'Salvio reaches them first.
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Come Back, Charleston Blue
MovieJun 29, 1972

Come Back, Charleston Blue

Sequel to Cotton comes to …
Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black gangster, dead 4 decades. When he seems to have reappeared, once again slitting throats with his Blue straight edge razors, the two cops begin a complicated search for some answers.
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Sanford and Son
TV ShowJan 14, 1972

Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son is an American sitcom that ran on the NBC …
Sanford and Son is an American sitcom that ran on the NBC television network from January 14, 1972, to March 25, 1977. It was based on the BBC Television program Steptoe and Son, which had its original broadcast run in the United Kingdom from 1962 to 1965.
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1971
Shaft
MovieJun 25, 1971

Shaft

Gordon Parks' film features Isaac Hayes' classic theme song …
Gordon Parks' film features Isaac Hayes' classic theme song and Richard Roundtree as John Shaft, a streetwise detective hired to find a Harlem mobster's beautiful kidnapped daughter.
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1969
Della
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TV ShowJun 9, 1969

Della

Welcome to the Della! program guide. Hosted by the multi …
Welcome to the Della! program guide. Hosted by the multi-talented Della Reese, this was the first talk show hosted by an African-American woman. Divinely delightful, Della along with her sidekick comic Sandy Baron welcomed a wide array of guests to her hour long program with Peter Myers conducting the Orchestra. Lasting only one season the series is a landmark in history.
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1968
Adam-12
TV ShowSep 21, 1968

Adam-12

Adam-12 is a television police procedural drama that …
Adam-12 is a television police procedural drama that follows Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers Pete Malloy and Jim Reed as they ride the streets of Los Angeles in their patrol unit, 1-Adam-12.
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1967
The Joey Bishop Show
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TV ShowApr 17, 1967

The Joey Bishop Show

The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had …
The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had its first broadcast on ABC on April 17, 1967, hosted by Joey Bishop and featuring Regis Philbin in his first ongoing role with national television exposure, as Bishop's sidekick/announcer (similar to Ed McMahon's job with Johnny Carson). Created to challenge The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, the show lasted 33 months, with the last show airing on December 26, 1969.
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1966
Tarzan
TV ShowSep 8, 1966

Tarzan

Tarzan is a series that aired on NBC from 1966 to 1968. The …
Tarzan is a series that aired on NBC from 1966 to 1968. The series portrayed Tarzan (played by Ron Ely) as a well-educated character who had grown tired of civilization, and returned to the jungle where he had been raised. It was filmed in Brazil. The production later relocated to Mexico. This series was set in the newly independent Africa of the time.
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The Sammy Davis Jr. Show
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TV ShowJan 7, 1966

The Sammy Davis Jr. Show

The Sammy Davis Jr. Show …
The Sammy Davis Jr. Show was hosted by song-and-dance man Sammy Davis Jr. showcased his talents in this Musical Variety series. At the series start however Sammy was under contract for a "Special" with ABC and the stipulation was that he not appear on television until three weeks preceding the airing of that special. So after the premiere episode Sammy had three guest hosts fill in for him, they were Johnny Carson, Sean Connery and Jerry Lewis. Produced by Joe Hamilton with Associate Producer Carol Kritz. Sammy enlisted marvelous George Rhodes to head the orchestra and the Lester Wilson Dancers. His autobiographical book which had just been published in 1965 called Yes, I Can! told exactly all the odds this multi-talented performer had to overcome. He was only the second Black to host his own show. Nat King Cole was the first in the late 50's. However, the world of music was changing and with the Beatles invasion and more modern shows cropping up his show lasted a scant 15 episodes.
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1965
The F.B.I.
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TV ShowSep 19, 1965

The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. is an American television series broadcast on ABC …
The F.B.I. is an American television series broadcast on ABC from 1965 to 1974. It was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, and the characters usually drove Ford vehicles in the series. Alcoa and American Tobacco Company were also sponsors during the first season.
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1964
Shindig!
TV ShowSep 16, 1964

Shindig!

Shindig! was an American musical variety series which aired on …
Shindig! was an American musical variety series which aired on ABC from September 16, 1964 to January 8, 1966. The show was hosted by Jimmy O'Neill, a disc jockey in Los Angeles at the time who also created the show along with his wife Sharon Sheeley and production executive Art Stolnitz. The original pilot was rejected by ABC and David Sontag, then Executive Producer of ABC, redeveloped and completely redesigned the show. A new pilot with a new cast of artists was shot starring Sam Cooke. That pilot aired as the premiere episode.
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1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is an …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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1960
Jamel Wade
ChildSeptember 1960

Jamel Wade

The native New Yorker from of Fort Green, Brooklyn is a …
The native New Yorker from of Fort Green, Brooklyn is a graduate Villa Julie College and Howard Community College, with a Bachelors in Film, Video and Theater and an Associates in Theater Performance and Technical Theater. He has appeared in The Rep Stage production of Anna Lucasta; South Pacific with the Heritage Players, Repeat Offender with the Howard "G" All Stars and most recently The Waiting Room with the Laurel Mill Playhouse. His film and television credits include NBC's Commander-in-Chief, HBO's The Wire and the independent films The Highjacker and the Hound, and the TV pilot Behind the Badge. He has been in love with the entertainment industry since the age of 8 years old. As a child he studied at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and spent many days hanging around at Al Fann's Theatrical Ensemble in Harlem. His directorial debut in 2003 What Face Evil, for the Try It Out Theater Company, was another milestone. Besides acting and directing, singing and writing. In 2005 he was instrumental in the founding of Seven Lights Productions Inc. Through Seven Lights he directed the award nominated documentary Directors on Directing, and is in production on the movie Drugs 101 (2010). Film projects in preproduction are No Tomorrow (2011) & Shades of Grey (2012). His theater productions for 2011 - 2012 season are Superman to Man, Runway "22" and Everywoman, the tour includes New York City, Philadelphia and Washington DC. He hopes to include Pittsburgh in that tour as well.
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1958
The Dick Clark Show
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TV ShowFeb 15, 1958

The Dick Clark Show

The Dick Clark Show (also known as Dick Clark's Saturday …
The Dick Clark Show (also known as Dick Clark's Saturday Night Beechnut Show) was an American musical variety show broadcast weekly in the United States on the ABC television network 7:30-8 PM (Eastern Time) on Saturdays from February 15, 1958, through September 10, 1960, sponsored (except for the first two shows) by Beechnut Gum.
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1957
Patrice L. Wade
ChildDecember 1957

Patrice L. Wade

Patrice L. Wade born.
1956
Sheldon W. Wade
ChildOctober 1956

Sheldon W. Wade

Sheldon W. Wade born.
Kay A. Wade
Marriage1956

Kay A. Wade

Married Kay A. Wade.
1951
Search for Tomorrow
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TV ShowSep 3, 1951

Search for Tomorrow

Search for Tomorrow is an American television soap …
Search for Tomorrow is an American television soap opera. It began its run on CBS on September 3, 1951, and concluded on NBC after 35 years on December 26, 1986. Search for Tomorrow was created by Roy Winsor and was first written by Agnes Nixon (then known professionally as Agnes Eckhardt) for the series' first thirteen weeks and later by Irving Vendig. The program was one of several packaged from the 1950s through the 1980s by Procter & Gamble Productions, the broadcasting arm of the famed household products corporation, who were also responsible for the likes of Guiding Light, As the World Turns, The Edge of Night, and Another World.
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1935
Adam Wade
BirthMarch 1935

Adam Wade

Adam Wade was born.
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