PHOTOS: Regis Philbin’s legacy through the years

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In this Sept. 15, 1967 file photo, Regis Philbin, of “The Joey Bishop Show,” goes over the upcoming routines with Joey Bishop, right, on the set of the ABC-TV studio in Los Angeles.

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Kathie Lee Gifford and Regis Philbin pose with the Miss America crown during their press conference in New York on Tuesday, June 4, 1991 where it was announced both will host the 71st Miss America Pageant.

PHOTO: Marty Lederhandler/AP

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In this July 28, 2000 file photo, Kathie Lee Gifford and co-host Regis Philbin reminisce during her last appearance on the show, in New York.

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In this June 27, 2010 file photo, host Regis Philbin is seen on stage at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Las Vegas.

PHOTO: Eric Jamison/AP

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PHOTO: Mike Pont

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In this Oct. 27, 2010 file photo, Regis Philbin and his wife Joy Philbin attend the 20th anniversary of The Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame, in New York.

PHOTO: Peter Kramer/AP

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In this Oct. 28, 2011 file photo, Regis Philbin, right, and producer Michael Gelman go over show prep in Regis’ office before a broadcast of “Live! with Regis and Kelly” in New York.

PHOTO: Charles Sykes/AP

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In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, Regis Philbin appears on his farewell episode of “Live! with Regis and Kelly” in New York.

PHOTO: Charles Sykes/AP

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In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear on Regis’ farewell episode of “Live! with Regis and Kelly” in New York.

PHOTO: Charles Sykes/AP

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In this Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, file photo, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear on Regis’ farewell episode of “Live! with Regis and Kelly” in New York.

PHOTO: Charles Sykes/AP

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In this March 22, 2016 file photo,Regis Philbin throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a spring training baseball game between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets in Tampa, Fla.

PHOTO: Chris O’Meara/AP

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Regis Philbin and Larry King attend Larry King In Conversation With Regis Philbin at 92nd Street Y on June 13, 2016 in New York City.

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