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  • Bob Stupak: Born: 1942-04-06 - Died: 2009-09-25
    Stupak was the owner, founder and developer of the 1,149-foot-tall Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas. More than likely he’ll be remembered for the Stratosphere, but Stupak was very well known for getting his name in the media. Over the years he won $1 million dollars on a 1989 Super Bowl bet, challenged Donald Trump to […]
    Susan Atkins: Born: 1948-05-07 - Died: 2009-09-24
    Atkins was a convicted murderer and member of the notorious “Manson family”, led by Charles Manson. The Manson family committed a series of nine murders over a five week span during the summer of 1969. Atkins, known as Sadie Mae Glutz within the family, was convicted for her role in eight of these murders, which […]
    Mary Travers: Born: 1936-11-09 - Died: 2009-09-16
    Travers was a singer-songwriter who is best known for being the “Mary” out of the folk group “Peter, Paul and Mary. The groups first album came out in 1962 and featured one of their classic songs, If I Had a Hammer and Lemon Tree. That same year the group won Grammys for best performance by […]
    Patrick Swayze: Born: 1952-08-18 - Died: 2009-09-14
    Swayze was a dancer, singer-songwriter and an iconic actor with numerous cinematic greats on his resume. Some of his best films include The Outsiders, Red Dawn, Point Break, Ghost, Dirty Dancing and of course Road House. Swayze got his start as a dancer for Disney on parade. Soon after, he got the part of Danny […]
    Henry Gibson: Born: 1935-09-21 - Died: 2009-09-14
    Gibson was an actor who is probably most remembered for being a cast member of Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In and his recurring role of Judge Clark Brown on Boston Legal. Gibson also had a long theatrical career which included titles such as… The Nutty Professor Innerspace The ‘Burbs Gremlins 2: The New Batch Bio-Dome Wedding […]
    DJ AM: Born: 1973-03-30 - Died: 2009-08-28
    Goldstein was a disc disc jockey who went by the name DJ AM and was a former member of the band Crazy Town. He had also worked with Madonna, Will Smith, and Papa Roach. DJ AM is probably most known for being seriously injured in a Learjet crash, along with Travis Barker from Blink 182.
    Dominick Dunne: Born: 1925-10-29 - Died: 2009-08-26
    Dunne was an investigative journalist whose focus was generally on the way high society types interact with the judicial system. He had written six novels, two non-fiction books, two collections and produced four movies. At the time of his death he was working on his final book, Too Much Money.
    Ted Kennedy: Born: 1932-02-22 - Died: 2009-08-25
    Kennedy was a Senator from Massachusetts and a leading member of the Democratic Party. He had been in office since November 1962, serving nine terms in the Senate. Kennedy was the youngest brother to President John F. Kennedy.
    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.
    Robert Novak: Born: 1931-02-26 - Died: 2009-08-18
    Novak was a syndicated columnist, political commentator and journalist for more than 45 years. He was also the author of the longest-running syndicated column in U.S. political history.