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  • Dom DeLuise: Born: 1933-08-01 - Died: 2009-05-04
    DeLuise was an actor, comedian, director, producer and chef. He began his career as a regular performer on the television show The Entertainers in 1964. Later, he was hired by TV producer Greg Garrison to appear periodically on the Dean Martin Show. DeLUise would go on as “Dominick the Great”, a magic act gone horribly [...]
    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.
    Paula Goodspeed: Born: 1978-??-?? - Died: 2008-11-12
    Goodspeed was a former contest on the hugely popular show American Idol. She auditioned for season five in 2005, and was closely followed by the producers. Even though she had no singing ability, she gained semi-stardom through Youtube. Goodspeed claimed that her audition videos had been seen over a million times. Goodspeed didn’t hide the [...]
    Mama Cass Elliot: Born: 1941-09-19 - Died: 1974-07-29
    Cass was a well-known singer and member of the pop quartet “The Mamas & the Papas”. After the group broke up, she went on to have a successful singing career. Though she is simply known as Mama Cass, her real name was Ellen Naomi Cohen. She adopted the name “Cass” in high school… borrowing it [...]
    Erica Blasberg: Born: - Died: 2010-05-09
    Blasberg was born in Orange, California but was raised in Corona. During her high school days she played on the boys’ golf team. She attended the University of Arizona where she quickly became the country’s number 1 ranked college player as a freshman. She compiled six victories before leaving in her sophomore year to turn [...]
    Bob Ross: Born: 1942-10-29 - Died: 1995-07-04
    Ross was a painter who is best known for his television show “The Joy of Paining”, which was shown on public broadcast stations across the United States. During each episode Ross would show viewers the art of oil painting using the quick-study technique that kept colors to a minimum and broke the whole process down [...]
    Anne Pressly: Born: 1982-01-01 - Died: 2008-10-25
    Pressly was news anchor for KATV Channel 7 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She had worked at the station since May 2004. She also had a small part in the Oliver Stone movie W. where she played Ann Coulter.
    Bernie Mac: Born: 1957-10-05 - Died: 2008-08-09
    Mac got his start as a stand-up comedian in Chicago’s Cotton Pickin’ Club. At the age of 32 he won the Miller Lite Comedy Search, this is when he started to develop a fan base. He started acting when he was offered the role of Pastor Clever in Ice Cube’s 1995 film Friday. Following his [...]
    Chris Benoit: Born: 1967-05-21 - Died: 2007-06-24
    Christopher Michael Benoit was a Canadian wrestler whose career was greatly celebrated by wresting fans, but whose reputation took a sharp u-turn over the course of a weekend once he murdered his family and killed himself. He wrestled from 1985 to 2007 in the WCW, the WWF/WWE, and ECW sometimes using names like The Rabid [...]
    Stevie Ray Vaughan: Born: 1954-10-03 - Died: 1990-08-27
    Stevie Ray Vaughan is considered by  many to be one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived. He played a brand of blues-rock that is often imitated, and Vaughan’s songs still get heavy radio airplay to this day. He battled drug and alcohol problems, but as many rock stars would meet their demise from [...]