RIP Dick Clark

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Social media reaction to Dick Clark’s passing

Dick Clark, 82, died today from a heart attack. Minutes after the announcement, social media buzzed. Five of the top ten trending topics on Twitter were related to Clark’s life and passing — Dick Clark, American Bandstand, Ryan Seacrest, New Years Eve, and NYE. Here’s what’s out there.

Storified by Writin2insanity · Wed, Apr 18 2012 17:17:53

RIP dick clark, goodbye to another legendKyle Toto
Guess 2012 will never end. No Dick Clark = No New Year!!Rivalution
RIP Dick Clark. Of all the rock legends & entertainers I have interviewed/written about, you trumped them all #DickClark #americanbandstandwriterjonallen
"Music is the soundtrack of your life."- Dick Clark, Nov. 30 1929-April 18, 2012 #dickclarkYou will be missed. Luck Stone
RT @OneHardTruth: RIP Dick Clark. Thanks for the New Year celebration memories. U will be missed.❤ReBeccA❤
RIP #DickClark – has anyone had more impact on music & television in last 60yrs? Amazing man, remarkable career. #ForNowDickClarkSoLongPiers Morgan
So sad to hear about the passing of the legendary Dick Clark nicknamed "America’s Oldest Teenager" Kelley Studios
RT @MJJFAForum: Dick Clark and Michael- Bandstand’s 50th anniversary 2002*SusanJackson*xXx
R.I.P. Dick Clark Aviles
Dick Clark (1929-2012): smart, charming, funny and always a true gentleman Ryan Seacrest NewsRyan Seacrest News
Our sincerest condolences to Dick Clark’s wife, Kari, his family & all who loved & admired him which includes the whole Estefan clan!Gloria Estefan
R.I.P. Dick Clark. New years rockin eve will never be the same. Mills
RT @mchappell51: Actually was at Dick Clark’s home in L.A. way back when. He hosted Ball State volleyball team in NCAA finals and I was covering them. Cool.Art Hill
RT @alyankovic: Such sad news. RIP Dick Clark. Trejo
R.I.P. Mr. American BandStand Dick ClarkBella Elisha
@CBSPhilly is remembering Dick Clark at 46th/Market where he hosted #Bandstand in Philly! Hur
Dick Clark. I love you.Vicki Apodaca
RIP, Dick Clark…..thank you for ALL of your many years of music and entertainment!!!!Felicia Nichols- Crow

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