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Chris Kelly Dies: Kris Kross Rapper Was 34

Rapper Chris Kelly, who formed one half of the popular ’90s hip-hop group Kriss Kross, was found dead in his home on Wednesday night. He was 34 years old. Kriss Kross shot to stardom in 1991 with their debut album, “Totally Krossed Out” after being discovered by producer Jermaine Dupri while performing in an Atlanta mall. Their style, which consisted …

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“MASH” Actor Dies: Allan Arbus Was 95

“M*A*S*H” actor Allan Arbus, who played psychiatrist Sidney Freedman on the show, has died. He was 95. Arbus was a film actor who appeared in “Coffy” and “Damien: Omen II”, but he was best known for his work on television. Throughout the ’70s, he appeared on many of the most popular shows, including “Mod Squad”, “The Odd Couple”, and “Hawaii …

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Richie Havens Dies: Woodstock Singer Was 72

Richie Havens, who was well-known as the first performer at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack. He was 72 years old. A folk singer with a love for guitar playing, Havens was first-billed at the enormous music festival after building his reputation in clubs around Greenwich Village and finding a following with his albums. He’d built a solid reputation …

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Ray Bradbury: Sci-Fi Legend, Dies at 91

The Science Fiction Author of such literary classics as Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 91. Bradbury suffered a stroke in his later years that left him confined to a wheelchair. He still wrote, however, turning out plays, novels and a volume of poetry, and attending library …

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Dick Beals: Voice Actor For Gumby Dies at 85

Dick Beals, the TV and radio voice actor who’s character list includes Gumby and Speedy Alka Seltzer has dies in Southern Callifornia. He was 85. Beal’s was the voice of Gumby on the original “The Gumby Show”, which first aired in the late 1950’s. He is also known as a voice over pitchman for over 3,000 commercials, including brands like …

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Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Wife Dead, Police Investigate

Robert Kennedy Jr’s wife, Mary Kennedy, was found dead today in their home in New York. Sources at RadarOnline say Kennedy committed suicide. So far the information has not been confirmed and police are yet to make an announcement. We will update as news becomes available. “There was an EMT vehicle outside the home about an hour ago,” a source …

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Bassman Donald “Duck” Dunn Dies While on Tour in Tokyo

Incomparable bass player Donald “Duck” Dunn died on Sunday, May 13th. His rhythmic soul was made famous through his performances with the Blues Brother’s Band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T and the MGs. He died while on tour with Steve “The Colonel” Cropper of the Blues Brothers in Japan. He was 70-years-old. Cropper reported the …

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Carroll Shelby, Legendary Automobile Racer and Designer, Dies at Age 89

Carroll Shelby, legendary driver and designer of the Shelby Cobra, Mustang and Viper, has died today at 89 years of age. (image) Carroll Shelby International announced today that Shelby died in a Dallas hospital. He was the recipient of a heart transplant in 1990 from an aneurism victim, and a kidney transplant in 1996 from his son. He was one …

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