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Mickey Mouse Club with Annette Funicello – Davy Crockett April 8, 2013

Posted by Stella☆LunaC in California Dreamin', Life Death and Taxes, Random Musings, Special Announcements.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a perky, cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on “The Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon on a string of ’60s fun-in-the-sun movies with names like “Beach Blanket Bingo” and “Bikini Beach,” died Monday. She was 70.

She died at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., of complications from multiple sclerosis, the Walt Disney Co. said.
Her legacy lives on in her many appearances on the Mickey Mouse Club TV program. The pretty, dark-haired Funicello was just 13 when she gained fame on Walt Disney’s television kiddie “club,” an amalgam of stories, songs and dance routines that ran from 1955 to 1959.
She left us with some great memories. Really~:)
AF

Annette Funicello, then and now.

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