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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, …

“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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Steve Jobs vs. Kim Jong-il: Ranking The Famous Deaths of 2011 Steve Jobs vs. Kim Jong-il: Ranking The Famous Deaths of 2011
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While most of us come and leave this world with little fanfare, there are those among us whose passing, especially if untimely, captures hearts and headlines around the world. The death of a celebrity, or prominent public figure, just does …

Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React
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Heavy D, the former leader of popular hip-hop group Heavy D and the Boyz, has passed away at the age of 44. It was reported that he had been suffering from pneumonia and was rushed to the hospital this afternoon. …

Jeff Conaway Dies: Fans Take To Twitter Jeff Conaway Dies: Fans Take To Twitter
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Today is a day many saw coming for numerous years, as talented, yet troubled, actor Jeff Conaway has passed away. Initially it was reported that Conaway slipped into a coma after overdosing on perscription paid medication. But this report has …