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Shirley Temple Black, Child Star Who Became Diplomat, Dies at 85
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, Shirley Temple Black, obituary, diplomat, child star, movies, news, sadness, society, women )

- 657 days ago -
Shirley Temple Black, who lifted America's spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and forged a second career as a U.S. diplomat, died late on Monday evening at the age of 85.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Many Roles (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Philip Seymour Hoffman, sadness, society, celebrity, news, movies, death, obituary )

- 665 days ago -
A look back at the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead Sunday. He was perhaps the most admired American actor of his generation.
RIP: Pete Seeger, Legendary Folk Singer, Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Pete Seeger, obituary, sadness, news, culture, usa, world, obituary, americans, activists )

- 672 days ago -
Pete Seeger, a 20th-century troubadour who inspired and led a renaissance of folk music in the United States with his trademark five-string banjo and songs of love, peace, brotherhood, work and protest, died Monday night after being hospitalized in New Yo
RIP: Nelson Mandela, Former South African President and Global Icon, Dies at Age 95
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Nelson Mandela, legacy, south africa, apartheid, freedoms, human rights, world, politics, obituary, news, culture, sadness )

- 725 days ago -
Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa after several months of ongoing health problems. He was 95.
RIP: Lou Reed, Legendary Rocker, Dies at 71
Society & Culture  (tags: Lou Reed, obituary, rock n roll, americans, culture, obituary, news, sadness )

- 764 days ago -
Lou Reed, the influential rock musician-songwriter best known for "Walk on the Wild Side," died Sunday at age 71, according to a report.
Tom Clancy, Author of 'Hunt for Red October' and 'Patriot Games,' Dead at 66 (TEXT, PHOTOS and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Tom Clancy, author, sadness, society, world, culture )

- 789 days ago -
Tom Clancy, whose complex, adrenaline-fueled military novels spawned a a new genre of thrillers and made him one of the world's best-selling and best-known authors, died on Tuesday in a hospital in Baltimore. He was 66.
'A Fiery Tribune'
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, David Frost, sadness, news, society, Nixon interviews, Frost-Nixon )

- 820 days ago -
David Frost, who died suddenly on Saturday, went from stand-up comedian to challenging Richard Nixon in a series of blockbuster interviews.
Obituary: Sir David Frost
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, culture, tv, society, politics, world, David Frost )

- 820 days ago -
Sir David Frost was a household name, a man who became a broadcasting legend on both sides of the Atlantic.
Helen Thomas, Feisty Scourge of Presidents, Dies at 92
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, women, media, society, Helen Thomas, journalist, obituary )

- 863 days ago -
Helen Thomas, a wire service correspondent and columnist whose sharp questions from the front row of the White House press room annoyed nine presidents but pried loose information about the workings of the federal government, died July 20 at her home.
RIP: Margaret Thatcher Dies After Stroke:
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, politics, world, society, obituary, government )

- 967 days ago -
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday following a stroke, her spokeswoman confirmed
RIP: Roger Ebert Dies at 70 After Battle With Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: MOVIES ROGER EBERT, Roger Ebert, politics, movies, news, culture, obituary, society )

- 970 days ago -
Ebert, 70, who reviewed movies for the Chicago Sun-Times for 46 years and on TV for 31 years, and who was without question the nation's most prominent and influential film critic, died Thursday in Chicago.
RIP: Sen. Daniel Inouye Dies At 88, As Senate Loses Its Most Senior Member
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, obituary, americans, Sen. Daniel Inouye, society, usa, rights, news )

- 1078 days ago -
He served on the Watergate Commission that investigated the infamous burglary in the early 1970s, an inquiry that led to many indictments and ultimately the resignation of President Richard Nixon. And in 1986, Inouye led the Iran-Contra Committee that inv
RIP: Dave Brubeck, Legend Who Helped Define Jazz, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, celebrity, music, Dave Brubeck, society, culture )

- 1090 days ago -
In a career that spanned almost all of American jazz since World War II, Brubeck's celebrated quartet combined exotic, challenging tempos with classical influences to create lasting standards.
RIP: Indian Country Reacts to Russell Means Passing
Society & Culture  (tags: Russell Means, AIM, native rights, Indian rigts, celebrity, obituary, news, society, politics, government, law, media, death, culture, americans )

- 1131 days ago -
Means, who died Monday from throat cancer at age 72, helped lead the 1973 uprising at Wounded Knee -- a bloody confrontation that raised America's awareness about the struggles of Indians and gave rise to a wider protest movement that lasted for the rest
Singer Andy Williams Dies Aged 84
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, americans, culture, society, news, obituary, celebrity )

- 1160 days ago -
Singer Andy Williams has died at his home in Branson, Missouri, after a year-long battle with bladder cancer, aged 84. He had many hit singles including his Oscar-winning rendition of Moon River, featured in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's.

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