On this day: May 13

Posted: 1:30 AM EDT May 12, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT May 13, 2015

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2013: Psychologist, TV personality and columnist Joyce Brothers, who pioneered the television advice show and was called the mother of media psychology, dies of respiratory failure at age 85 in Fort Lee, New Jersey.


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