Castagna, Alberto

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Name
Castagna, Alberto Gender: M
born on 23 December 1945 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, 43n20, 11e55
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°44' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°56 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 17°38'



Biography

Italian journalist and entertainer who created the popular TV show "Stranamore" that ran for 11 years. On March 1, 2005 in Rome, Castagna suffered an internal hemorrhage and died. The show was in its twelfth season. The show's run had been interrupted in 1998 because of the host's ill health when he suffered an aortic dissection but had returned to Italian air waves in 2001.

When he began the program in 1994, Castagna's brainchild changed the format of Italian TV. "Stranamore" enjoyed a spectacular 10 million viewers and a 40% market share. He had been a journalist for thirty years and a television host for 15 at the time of his death at age 59.

Events

  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1998 (aortic dissection)

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni quotes birth certificate, DataNotizie #61

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease

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