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September 27, 2023 2 mins

Mo Rocca is back with another fascinating season of Mobituaries, exploring the people and things that are no longer with us but deserve a second look. You’ll hear all about notable figures who "Died on the Same Day" along with the three "Things Mo Wishes Would Die." There’s also the story behind the Queen of Cool, Peggy Lee, and the remarkable tale of Jim Thorpe, long considered the world’s greatest athlete. Plus, so much more to come! Listen to new episodes every Wednesday.

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Speaker 1 (00:02):
Do you remember the day that Fara Fassa died. I
do not, and I'm ashamed, but you.

Speaker 2 (00:07):
Know it was the same day as Michael Jackson, was it.
I'm Morocca and I'm excited to announce season four of
my podcast Mobituaries. I've got a whole new bunch of
stories to share with you about the most fascinating people
and things who are no longer with us. From famous

figures who died on the very same day, This next
pair could not be more different, Former British Prime Minister
Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funacello.

Speaker 3 (00:40):
She brought us not only the Mickey Math Club, but
the most influential was beach blanket mingo.

Speaker 1 (00:48):
To the things I wish would die like.

Speaker 2 (00:51):
Buffets, stuffing goods, ham chicken, most beef and trim.

Speaker 3 (00:56):
People actually take little tastes along the way with their fingers.

Speaker 1 (00:59):
Oh they do. Oh mo, I'm so sorry.

Speaker 3 (01:02):
Do you need a minute?

Speaker 1 (01:03):
This is the only interview where I needed a spit bucket.
I'm so sorry.

Speaker 2 (01:08):
We'll tell you about the singer who helped define cool.

Speaker 3 (01:13):
She had a.

Speaker 4 (01:13):
Scarf, and she had curlers and sunglasses, and someone looked
at her and said are you, Peggy Lee, And she
said not yet.

Speaker 2 (01:22):
And the sports world's very first superstar.

Speaker 3 (01:26):
Jim Thorpe, an American Indian, the only winner of both
Pentaplan and the Kaplan.

Speaker 5 (01:31):
To call Jim Thorpe the greatest athlete in American history
is not a stretch because no athlete before since has
done what he did.

Speaker 2 (01:39):
And I'll investigate the death of the accent that once
dominated culture.

Speaker 3 (01:45):
That's the only thing we have to fish.

Speaker 1 (01:51):
The idea that that's the way you wanted to hear
your leaders speaking is a different kind of America than today.

Speaker 2 (01:56):
All that and much more you can listen to Mobitchuar
on the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get
your podcasts. I think that you'd either get below the
fold on A one, or you'd at least get the
Little Reefer, the little go to box Squad. Thank you
for having thought of this, and you were plotting my

Speaker 5 (02:16):
Death as I came in here today
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