In Memoriam

Penny Marshall, Dead at 75

Penny MarshallPenny Marshall was 75. She was the actress best known for playing Laverne in "Laverne & Shirley". She also directed several films, including "Big" and "A League of their Own".


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Pete Shelley, Dead at 63

Pete ShelleyPete Shelley was 63. He was the lead singer of influential 70s punk rock band Buzzcocks, best known for Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've). He also had a solo hit in 1981 with Homosapien.

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Dynamite Kid, Dead at 60

Dynamite KidTommy "Dynamite Kid" Billington was 60. With his cousin Davey Boy Smith, he is best known for being one half of the tag team The British Bulldogs who won the WWF World Tag Team Championship.

Dynamite Kid, Dead at 60

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George H. W. Bush, Dead at 94

George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush was 94. He was the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was Vice President to Ronald Reagan, a Congressman, Ambassador and Director of Central Intelligence.

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Bernardo Bertolucci, Dead at 77

Bernardo BertolucciBernardo Bertolucci was 77. He was the Oscar-winning Italian director of Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor and The Dreamers. 1987’s The Last Emperor won nine Oscars, including best picture and best director for Bertolucci.

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Ricky Jay, Dead at 72

Ricky JayRicky Jay was 72. He was a master magician who also acted in films and TV shows such as “Boogie Nights,” “House of Games” and “Deadwood.”

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Dan Maloney, Dead at 68

Dan MaloneyDan Maloney was 68. He played 11 seasons in the NHL with Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit and Toronto before becoming head coach of the Maple Leafs for the 1984-85 and 1985-86 seasons.

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William Goldman, Dead at 87

William GoldmanWilliam Goldman was 87. He won two screenwriting Oscars, for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men and my heart for writing The Princess Bride.

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Stan Lee, Dead at 95

Stan LeeStan Lee was 95. He was responsible for iconic Marvel characters including Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four.


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Willie McCovey, Dead at 80

Willie McCoveyWillie McCovey was 80. He hit 521 home runs during his 22 seasons in the majors, mostly with the San Francisco Giants. He hit 18 grand slams, the most in National League history.


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