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Screen Good Guy James Garner Dies (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, James Garner, celebrity, TV, movies, sadness, news, media, death )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - people.com
James Garner, for more than 50 years one of Hollywood's most likable leading men on the big screen and on TV, died at his Los Angeles home Saturday night, reports TMZ. He was 86.
RIP: Maya Angelou, a Daughter of the South, a Voice for Us All
Society & Culture  (tags: Maya Agelous, culture, ethics, obituary, interesting, society, news, sadness )

Cal
- 60 days ago - latimes.com
Before she sat down to write her first book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," Maya Angelou had already pulled off several stunning acts of personal reinvention
Honor the Life and Post Your Memories of Maya Angelou
Society & Culture  (tags: Maya Angelou, obituary, poetry & politics )

Alan
- 61 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Legendary African-American poet Maya Angelou passed away today at the age of 86
Actor Bob Hoskins, Known for 'Roger Rabbit,' Dies at 71 (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Bob Hoskins, celebrity, movies, sadness, news, world )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - cnn.com
Bob Hoskins, the pugnacious British actor known for playing gangsters, tough guys and working-class gentlemen in such films as "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," "The Long Good Friday" and "Mermaids," has died, publicist Clair Dobbs said Wednesday.
RIP: Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, media, literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, culture, politics )

Cal
- 101 days ago - npr.org
Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America's best-known writer.
Honor the Memory of Mickey Rooney
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Mickey Rooney )

Alan
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mickey Rooney passed on at age 93 on Sunday. This petition will serve to collect our memories
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 )

Carrie
- 166 days ago - reuters.com
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 )

Carrie
- 174 days ago - digg.com
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 )

Cal
- 181 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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 )

Cal
- 235 days ago - cbsnews.com
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 )

Cal
- 273 days ago - people.com
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 )

Carrie
- 299 days ago - nydailynews.com
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 )

Carrie
- 329 days ago - thedailybeast.com
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 )

Cal
- 330 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Carrie
- 372 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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.
 

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