Jeff Hanneman was 49. He was a founding member of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
He wrote the lyrics and music for Slayer's "Angel of Death" which was sampled by Public Enemy in their 1988 song "She Watch Channel Zero?!"
Chris Kelly was 34. He was half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross who had hits with "Jump" and "Warm It Up".
George Jones was 81. He was a country music singer known for his long list of hit records, his distinctive voice and phrasing, and his marriage to Tammy Wynette.
Allan Arbus was 95. He was the actor most known for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman on the television series MASH.
Richie Havens was 72. He was a veteran folk singer and a star of the Woodstock festival and film.
Chrissy Amphlett was 53. She was the lead singer of the rock band Divinyls whose hit "I Touch Myself" brought her international fame in the early 1990s.
Rita MacNeil was 68. She was the popular singer known as Cape Breton’s first lady of song.
Pat Summerall was 82. He was the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent four decades calling sports, most notably the NFL with John Madden.
Frank Bank was 71. He was the actor best known for his role as Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on Leave it to Beaver.
Jonathan Winters was 87. He was the comedian who appeared in nearly 50 films and TV shows including Mork and Mindy where he played Mearth, Mork and Mindy's son.
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