Dick Clark, a television host who sold rock-and-roll to America on “American Bandstand” and counted down the new year with millions of TV viewers, died after a massive heart attack. He was 82.
Dick Clark looks over some papers during an “American Bandstand” show in Philadelphia in this undated photo. “American Bandstand” first aired as a local show in Philadelphia, gained popularity with host Dick Clark after he joined the program in 1956 and then went national in 1957. AP Buy Photo