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Flick Fact: What's the coincidence of M*A*S*H star and Bloomington-Normal native McLean Stevenson's death?

Flick Fact: What's the coincidence of M*A*S*H star and Bloomington-Normal native McLean Stevenson's death?

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Question: Bloomington native McLean Stevenson played Lt. Col. Henry Blake on TV's legendary M*A*S*H, a sitcom that was preceded by a movie of the same name. In the movie, actor Roger Bowen played the character of Col. Henry Blake. Can you name the coincidence involving the deaths of McLean Stevenson and Roger Bowen?

Answer: Bloomington's McLean Stevenson died 24 years ago today, on Feb. 15, 1996, of cardiac arrest. Coincidentally Bowen then died the next day, on Feb. 16, 1996, also of cardiac arrest.

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