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  1. "'The Tonight Show's' Green Room at 30,000 Feet": The Last, Debauched Flight of the MGM Grand Airline

    7:00 am 10/1/2015

    This writer was on board as Kirk Kerkorian's luxurious, louche bicoastal experiment flew its last lap in 1993, but not before Tom Cruise, Johnny Carson and Julia Roberts had taken a spin.Read more

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  2. Kirk Kerkorian Remembered by Former MGM Exec Chris McGurk: "He Loved Movies"

    2:52 pm 6/16/2015

    Kerkorian, the billionaire who owned MGM three times, remade Las Vegas and died June 15 at 98, was, says the former MGM COO, "so different from the public persona of the tough Vegas dealmaker."Read more

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  3. Kirk Kerkorian, Three Times the Owner of MGM, Dies at 98

    4:20 pm 7/23/2014

    The Fresno native first took control of the historic studio in 1969, then went about dismantling it before selling to Ted Turner and Giancarlo Parretti. He also made a fortune in Las Vegas real estate, casinos and hotels.Read more

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  4. Flash Mob at Kirk Kerkorian's 95th Birthday

    1:24 pm 6/7/2012

    Kirk Kerkorian was surprised to find a flash mob at the Beverly Hills Hotel for his 95th birthday.Read more

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  5. MGM Billionaire Kirk Kerkorian Surprised with Flash Mob for His 95th Birthday (Video)

    12:59 pm 6/7/2012

    The former studio owner and Las Vegas casino magnate was ambushed at the Beverly Hills Hotel by wife Joan Dangerfield (widow of Rodney) and a chorus of dancers who waltzed to a song by The Shirelles.Read more

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