Death of Annette Funicello

October 22, 1942 - April 8, 2013
Bakersfield, California | Age 70

Original Mouseketeer dies at 70
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FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press

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NEW YORK (AP) — She was the first crush for a generation of boys, the perfect playmate for a generation of girls.

Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, ruled among baby boomers, who tuned in every weekday...

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