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Surf Guitar Pioneer Dick Dale Dead At 81
By Bill Trott, Reuters
Dale’s music was one of the dominant sounds of Southern California’s car-and-beach culture in the late 1950s and early ’60s.
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Former Sen. Birch Bayh, Champion Of Title IX Federal Law, Dies
The former Democratic Indiana senator pushed for the landmark 1972 federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and athletics.
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Kelly Catlin, U.S. Olympic Medalist, Dead At 23
The three-time world champion cyclist helped the U.S. women's pursuit team win silver at the 2016 Rio Games.
Jed Allan, ' Beverly Hills 90210' And Soap Opera Star, Dead At 84
"90210" co-star Ian Ziering, who played the son of Jed Allan's Rush Sanders, said "he was a great guy to work with."
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Carmine Persico, Imprisoned Boss Of Colombo Crime Family, Is Dead At 85
The mobster known as "the Snake" was serving a 100-year sentence in prison.
Pro Wrestler King Kong Bundy, Hulk Hogan's Rival, Dead At Age 61
The 458-pound behemoth's Wrestlemania 2 match against The Hulkster made history.
Luke Perry, Star Of '90210' And 'Riverdale,' Dead At 52
The actor rose to fame playing brooding loner Dylan McKay on the original "Beverly Hills, 90210."
Katherine Helmond, Star Of 'Who's The Boss?' And 'Soap,' Dead At 89
By Andrew Dalton, AP
The Golden Globe-winning actress, best known for playing matriarch Mona Robinson on “Who’s The Boss?”, died of complications from Alzheimer’s.
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Actress Lisa Sheridan Of 'Invasion' And 'Halt And Catch Fire' Dead At 44
Her manager said "we were all blindsided with this devastating loss."
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Disability Rights Activist Dies, Obit Says Insurance Company Denied Her Medication
Carrie Ann Lucas “died after an arbitrary denial from an insurance company caused a plethora of health problems,” her obituary states.
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Stanley Donen, Director Of 'Singin' In The Rain,' Dies At 94
By Jake Coyle, AP
The 1940s and ’50s were the prime era for Hollywood musicals and no filmmaker contributed more to the magic than Donen.
Peter Tork Of The Monkees Dead At 77
Before joining the band, Tork sang in folk clubs with Stephen Stills.
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It's 2019. Women Are Still Less Likely To Be Identified By Their Accomplishments.
Remember when a rocket scientist's obituary opened with her ability to make beef stroganoff?
Wallace Broecker, Scientist Who Popularized Term 'Global Warming,' Dead At 87
The Columbia University professor correctly predicted rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would lead to pronounced warming.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's Creative Director, Dead At 85
Lagerfeld was one of the most hardworking figures in the fashion world, having held down top design jobs at Fendi and Chanel.
Bruno Ganz, Who Played Adolf Hitler In 'Downfall,' Dead At 77
The Swiss actor's portrayal of the Nazi German dictator spawned countless internet parodies.
Lyndon LaRouche, A Political Conspiracy Theorist From A Different Era, Dead At 96
Lyndon LaRouche espoused extremist views and ran for president every election from 1976 to 2004.
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Dakshayani, Elephant Believed To Be Oldest In Captivity, Dead At 88
She was also known as Gaja Muthassi, or elephant granny.
Rep. Walter Jones, Republican Who Became Vocal Critic Of Iraq War, Dead At 76
"Congressman Jones will long be remembered for his honesty, faith and integrity," his office said.
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Woman's Obituary Jokes About Finally Having 'Smoking Hot Body' Thanks To Cremation
Sybil Hicks' children penned the tongue-in-cheek tribute for their mother, who "was always ready for a laugh."
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John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member Of Congress In History, Dies At 92
The champion of universal health care cast over 28,000 votes in the House, helping pass Medicare and Obamacare.
Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson Dead At 83
Robinson is still the only player to win MVP in both leagues.
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Kristoff St. John, Star Of 'Young And The Restless,' Dead At 52
The actor starred on the popular CBS soap opera for over 25 years.
Grammy-Winning R&B Star James Ingram Dead At 66
By Chris Willman, Reuters/Variety
Ingram's hits include "Baby Come To Me," "Somewhere Out There" and "Just Once."
Fatima Ali, Fan Favorite Of Bravo's 'Top Chef,' Dead At 29
The Pakistani-born chef was given a terminal cancer diagnosis last year.
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Comic Kevin Barnett, Creator Of 'Rel' on Fox, Dead At 32
The comedy world mourned the "gifted" Barnett, who posted on Instagram from Mexico three days earlier.
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