Dick Clark: An American Icon

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April 18, 2012

Dick Clark, a legendary American radio and television icon, passed away on April 18, 2012 at the age of 82. Though Clark suffered in recent years after a severe stroke in 2004, his sudden passing was the result of a heart attack.

Click through this gallery to remember Dick Clark and how he became such a beloved American treasure!