Show Business: The Most of 1981

The Most Happy Fella: French Director Abel Gance, who lived just long enough to enjoy the huge success of the revival of his 1927 silent movie epic, Napoleon. The Least Happy Fella: Fred Silverman, once known as TV's Man with the Golden Gut, who brought only heartburn to NBC and finally had no choice but to resign as president.

The Bravest Fella: Grant Tinker, who replaced Silverman as president of the beleaguered network.

The Most Nervous Fella: Dan Rather, who succeeded the venerable Walter Cronkite as anchorman of the CBS Evening News, only to watch the show's ratings fall sharply.

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