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  • Christine Chubbuck: Born: 1944-08-24 - Died: 1974-07-15
    Christine Chubbuck was a televsion news anchor in Sarasota, Florida who had battled depression for years before ultimately taking her own life on her own program. Before the notorious on-air suicide, she was able to bring some good to the world. She volunteered at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, giving puppet shows to developmentally disabled children.
    Bruce Lee: Born: 1940-11-27 - Died: 1973-07-20
    He was the best martial artist ever. He practiced several styles of Kung-Fu and was the creator of his own style: Jeet Kune Do. He filmed several movies both in Hollywood and in Hong Kong.
    Jonathan Brandis: Born: 1976-04-13 - Died: 2003-11-12
    Jonathan Brandis was a young American Actor who is probably best known for his roles on the television series Sequest DSV and in The NeverEnding Story II as well as the made for television adaptation of Stephen King’s masterpiece novel IT, in which he played the story’s lead character. Brandis also played in movies like […]
    Selena Quintanilla: Born: 1971-04-16 - Died: 1995-03-31
    Mexican-American Singer. Best Known As The ‘Queen of Tejano’.
    Don Hewitt: Born: 1922-12-14 - Died: 2009-08-19
    Hewitt was a television executive and producer who is best known for creating the news magazine show 60 Minutes.
    George Carlin: Born: 1937-05-12 - Died: 2008-06-22
    George Carlin died at the age of 71 when his heart gave out after being admitted to St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California for having chest pains. He died the same day. Carlin’s death was covered extensively by the media somewhat ironically as Carlin himself once said, “I dread the deaths of certain super-celebrities. […]
    Brittany Murphy: Born: 1977-11-10 - Died: 2009-12-20
    Murphy was a famous actress who had starred in such movies as Clueless, 8 Mile, Sin City and Riding in Cars with Boys.
    Dave Madden: Born: 17-12-1931 - Died: 16-01-2014
    Dave Madden was a Canadian-American actor who rose to fame on the ’70s sitcom “The Partridge Family” as the band’s manager, Reuben Kincaid. He passed away at the age of 82 after a long illness of congestive heart and kidney failure.
    Dody Goodman: Born: 1914-10-28 - Died: 2008-06-22
    Goodman was a comedian/actress best known for her role as the mother on the television show Mary Hart, Mary Hart. She also appeared on a number of other television shows such as Different Strokes and St. Elsewhere as well as on Jack Paar’s late-night talk show. She also appeared in a number of movies, notably […]
    Stephanie Tubbs Jones: Born: 1949-09-10 - Died: 2008-08-20
    Jones was a Democratic politician who served in the United States House of Representatives, for the 11th District of Ohio. She was also the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress from Ohio. Jones was also named chairwoman of the House of Committee on Standards of Official Conduct for the 110th Congress. She was […]