March 8, 1982
Los Angeles (AP) - John Belushi, the beefy comedian who played a manic Samural warrior on TV's original "Saturday Night Live" and a slobby fraternity brother in the movie, "Animal House," apparently choked to death, says a security guard who saw the body. Belushi's body was found about 12:15 a.m. Friday in bed in a $200-a-day bungalow the 33-year-old actor rented behind the Chateau Marmont Hotel on Sunset Strip. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gov. John Y. Brown Jr. presented a check for $29,427.70 to Clark County Judge-Executive J.B. Allen Jr. for the county's monthly payment from the governor's three revenue sharing programs with local governments.
Roberta Skinner has assumed the duties of executive director of the Frontier Chapter of the American Red Cross covering Clark, Estill, Powell and Bourbon counties.